Renew Jax campaign seeks Northside plant closure, 100% renewables by 2050
By Wes Wolfe
Along with 30% renewables by 2030, Renew Jax seeks 5% rooftop solar by that time. Environmental advocates want something done about the pollution emanating from the JEA Northside Generating Station, and the utility may have given them a path toward getting that accomplished.
Jacksonville environmentalists push for 100% renewable energy by 2050
By Renata Di Gregorio
Environmental advocates are teaming up in Jacksonville with the goal of getting the city and JEA to commit to using more renewable energy. They want the city to run on 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.
Riverkeeper, Sierra Club tell JEA to address Northside plant pollution
By Wes Wolfe
The pressure is on JEA to do something about the high use of fossil fuels and the utility’s fuel mix in the future, and the Northside Generating Station is once again at the center of the debate. Advocates brought their concerns and suggestions to the JEA board of directors at their recent meeting.
Advocates urge JEA to phase out Northside Generating Station
By Brendan Rivers
Environmental advocates are calling for stricter federal pollution limits at JEA’s Northside Generating Station, and they’re urging the city-owned utility to start prioritizing clean, renewable energy sources over the fossil fuels it currently relies on.
Advocacy groups call on Jacksonville leaders to create stronger protections against pollution
By Kennedy Dendy
Local groups called on the Biden Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday morning to create stronger safeguards against Mercury pollution. In a press conference held in Downtown Jacksonville, representatives from the Sierra Club of Northeast Florida and other organizations voiced their concerns and desires for the future.
Sierra Club, other environmental groups call on JEA to shut down coal-fired plant on Northside
By Jim Piggott
The Sierra Club and other environmental groups are calling on JEA to make major changes in Jacksonville. The groups want to see the Northside Generating Station shut down within the next 30 years. They say their studies show it’s one of the biggest air polluters in Jacksonville. The coal-fired plant has been operating since the 1970s. It’s the last coal-fired plant in Jacksonville.