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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

Georgia proposal to scale back EV credits falls short [CORRECTION]

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Legislation and Policy, USALast year, about one percent of Georgia's new vehicles were battery-electric, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported last month and Atlanta was a Nissan Leaf hotspot for many months. Sales were likely helped by the fact that neighboring states like South Carolina and Tennessee had lower EV incentives.This may all change almost changed though,...

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:07 PM

EPA Files Complaint Against Zep, Inc. in Atlanta, GA for Alleged Violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (GA)

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ATLANTA - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has filed a complaint against Zep, Inc., located in Atlanta, GA, alleging the sale and distribution of an unregistered and misbranded pesticide, ?Formula 165?, between April 21, 2010, and January 6, 2012, in violation with the Federal Insecticide, F...

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on Mar 14, 2014 at 07:30 PM

EPA Honors Novelis in Atlanta, GA for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GA)

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ATLANTA ? Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climat...

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on Feb 28, 2014 at 03:31 AM
Fishing rope cut from endan...

Fishing rope cut from endangered whale off Georgia

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Wildlife experts cut away more than 280 feet of commercial fishing line being dragged by an endangered right whale off the Georgia coast, though some of the heavy rope had to be left tangled in the whale's mouth, officials said Thursday.

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on Feb 21, 2014 at 04:23 AM
Is Georgia ready for more s...

Is Georgia ready for more snow?

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A few inches of snow paralyzed Atlanta last month, but officials say they're ready this time.

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on Feb 11, 2014 at 04:51 PM
Georgia: Storm prep a priority

Georgia: Storm prep a priority

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As storm looms, memories of gridlock on icy Atlanta highways are still fresh.

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on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Georgia government advises caution ahead of second rare snowfall

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ATLANTA (Reuters) - Officials across the southeastern United States braced on Monday for a blast of freezing rain, snow and ice, with Georgia's governor advising "extreme caution" and declaring a state of emergency across almost one-third of the state.

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on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Atlanta drivers warned of a...

Atlanta drivers warned of another winter storm, problem is ...

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ATLANTA (AP) — A little more than a week after snow trapped commuters in cars and children on school buses in metro Atlanta, state officials say they overreacted to information from federal forecasters and posted incorrect information on giant message boards over freeways, warning drivers of a new storm watch.

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on Feb 07, 2014 at 03:51 AM