Follow the Money

Follow the Money exposes the complicated funding connections to Plant Washington, which was awarded in a no-bid contract to Allied Energy Services and Dean Alford. Alford is a former Cobb Energy executive and close business associate of Dwight Brown, the currently indicted former CEO of Cobb EMC and Cobb Energy.

The need for a Pro Forma for Plant Washington

Fiscal Impact of Plant Washington Ochs Center Dec 2009

Energy Efficiency and Plant Washington March 2010

New coal plant customers see rates increase by 51 percent, Chicago Tribune September 2013

Power bills soar for new coal plant ratepayers, Chicago Tribune March 2014

Natural Resources

Water-Smart Policies: Water Resources in a Warming World by the Union of Concerned Scientists

Mercury Impaired Rivers in Georgia


American Lung Association 2014 report on Washington County air quality

NAACP report on the impacts of coal on minority communities

Legal filings, public comments from FACE

Power for Georgians, Washington EMC, Cobb EMC