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ATLANTA ? Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is taking final action to approve the state of Georgia?s request to redesignate the Atlanta area to attainment of the 1997 8-hour ozone standard. This action is based on air quality monitoring data for the three-year period of 2008, 2009, and 2010 that meets the standard. The area continues to attain this standard.?This...
The holiday shopping season kicked off much earlier this year, as at least a dozen national retail chains from Macy's to Gap to Target opened their stores on Thanksgiving Day. The sales continued through Friday. It's an exhausting experience for some shoppers, including Curtis Akins of Tifton, Ga.
Atlanta's involvement in the Better Buildings Challenge and its partnership with the DOE gives the city's building owners the tools to reduce operating costs, make their property more attractive to potential tenants, and demonstrate leadership not only in Atlanta but throughout the nation.The post Atlanta’s Power to Change Program Demonstrates That Building Retrofits Mean Business appeared firs...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Ricardo Louis scored on a deflected 73-yard pass on fourth and 18 with 25 seconds left to lift No. 7 Auburn to a stunning 43-38 victory over No. 25 Georgia on Saturday night.
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany in Albany, Georgia Earns ENERGY STAR Carbon Pollution Reductions, Energy Savings (GA)
ATLANTA ? Today, the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany in Albany, Georgia is one of two federal facilities being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the ENERGY STAR Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for their highly-efficient CHP systems, which increase the reliability of their electricity supply while reducing carbon pollution that causes climate change....
An overturned tractor-trailer let loose millions of honeybees on Sunday and left a sticky mess on a major highway south of Atlanta, after hitting a guardrail and spilling its cargo of hives and honey. "It looked like there was a rain cloud around everybody," Monroe County Emergency Management Agency director Matthew Perry said on Monday.
OH NO! NOT THE BEES!A tractor-trailer carrying millions of bees blew a tire and overturned on Interstate 75 near Atlanta on Sunday, spilling honey all over the road.Local beekeepers and Monroe County emergency management personnel swarmed the scene to move broken containers containing bee hives and honey combs to grass on the side of the road. The clean-up closed two lanes of traffic and lasted...
Architectural firm LG Squared collaborated with the Imery Group on construction of the two-story, 2,600-square-foot Proud Green Home project, which was built in Atlanta's famed sustainable community, Serenbe. The Home Energy Ratings System score of -2 is an
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — The headmaster of a school in Georgia says he plans to cancel classes because of great weather.Len McWilliams of Calvary Christian School in Columbus says he's calling off classes Friday because of a commitment he made to find a positive reason to cancel classes before he retires at the end of the year. McWilliams told the Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus (http:...
The most formative lessons in life are still best learned from gazing upon white clouds against a blue sky.