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Atlanta   s    Emerald Neck...

Atlanta s Emerald Necklace Beltline Was a Grad Student s Dream in 1999 and is Now a Reality

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Gravel always wondered about the abandoned railroad tracks he’d seen in some of the city’s older neighborhoods. Further investigation during his thesis research revealed the gem that became the Beltline’s canvas. The tracks form a complete 22-mile loop

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on Jul 16, 2014 at 05:20 PM
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123 people on gambling boat stuck on Georgia rocks

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A casino boat on its maiden trip ran aground on rocks off the coast of Georgia overnight and remained stranded hours after daybreak Wednesday, with Coast Guard crews awaiting high tide to attempt to remove the 123 people aboard.

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on Jul 16, 2014 at 03:20 PM

TUESDAY: EPA to Present Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga with GreenChill Certification (GA)

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ATLANTA ? On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will deliver remarks and award GreenChill Platinum-Level Store Certification, the highest level of certification, to Sprouts Farmers Market in Dunwoody, Ga. Regional Admini...

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on Jul 14, 2014 at 08:51 PM

EPA s Local Government Advisory Committee Met in Atlanta to Weigh in on Proposed Water Rule (GA)

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ATLANTA ? Today, the Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 hosted the Agency?s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) Workgroup meeting in Atlanta, Ga. LGAC?s Protecting America?s Waters Workgroup convened to discuss a proposed rule clarifying Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction. Th...

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on Jul 10, 2014 at 04:20 PM
Tiny Student Housing Experi...

Tiny Student Housing Experiment in Atlanta

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Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has successfully completed their next generation urban housing design project, which involved repurposing an abandoned parking deck by turning it into affordable student housing. This was done through designing and constructing several tiny houses on the top deck of the parking garage, which are known as SCADPads. The […]

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on Jul 03, 2014 at 07:21 PM

EPA Awards $400,000 in Brownfields Grants to Cleanup and Revitalize Communities in Georgia (GA)

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(Atlanta - May 28, 2014) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it plans to award two communities in Georgia with brownfields grants for new investments to provide communities with funding necessary to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies ...

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on May 29, 2014 at 05:52 PM
In Georgia race, Republican...

In Georgia race, Republicans cry foul over taxes

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ATLANTA (AP) — Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue says his chief rivals in the GOP race for Georgia's open Senate seat are falsely accusing him of being the worst kind of Republican — one who wants to raise taxes.

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on May 18, 2014 at 01:50 PM
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Brand New Smallpox-Related Virus Emerges In Country Of Georgia

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Scientists have identified new cases of a never-before-seen smallpox-related virus in the country of Georgia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported this week.Two herdsmen in Georgia came into contact with sick cattle, which is how they were infected with the previously unknown orthopoxvirus, the CDC said. Fortunately, both of the herdsmen survived the infection.NPR rep...

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on May 01, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Atlanta Ranks 3rd on List of 25 U.S. Cities with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings in the United States (GA)

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ATLANTA ? Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its sixth annual list of the 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings and the city of Atlanta is third. The list demonstrates the economic and environmental benefits achieved by facility ow...

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on Apr 12, 2014 at 02:02 PM

EPA Honors Six Georgia Organizations with 2014 Energy Star Awards (GA)

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ATLANTA ? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring six organizations in Georgia with 2014 Energy Star awards. A total of 127 organizations will be honored for their commitment to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency...

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on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:59 PM