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Park Pride, partners given $437,500 for new west side park

Press Release provided by Park Pride ATLANTA — Park Pride and its project partners have been selected by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to receive a Great Urban Parks Campaign grant for $437,500 to lead an effort to build a new park in Atlanta’s English Avenue neighborhood. The Great [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 8 August 2016|Parks, Press Releases, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments

PSC’s McDonald warns against ratepayer financing of nuke plant

ATLANTA, August 1, 2016 – Georgia Public Service Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald says Georgia Power ratepayers will be harmed as a result of the Commission’s vote to approve Georgia Power Company’s request to pass on and capitalize the costs of investigation and licensing costs for potential new nuclear units and [...]

Hawks-Emory healthcare complex breaks ground

BROOKHAVEN — Earlier today, information pills the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare broke ground on the Emory Sports Medicine Complex located on Executive Park Drive and the newly-minted Hawks Lane. The 90, more about 000-square-foot complex will be the first of its kind, integrating four state-of-the-art facilities on its [...]

By | 2016-06-24T21:24:08+00:00 24 June 2016|Commercial, Press Releases|0 Comments

Thomas Concrete expands use of CarbonCure CO2 recycling

Thomas Concrete of Atlanta, symptoms Georgia is expanding CarbonCure technology across four additional concrete plants surrounding the Atlanta metropolitan region. Plants based in Buckhead, Suwanee, Gainesville and Cumming will now be equipped with the CO2 recycling machinery, which will enable Thomas Concrete to supply greener concrete to construction projects throughout the greater [...]

By | 2016-06-23T23:36:29+00:00 24 June 2016|Commercial, GREEN BUILDING, Press Releases|0 Comments

White House statement on yesterday’s clean energy summit

WASHINGTON — President Obama believes in the need to transition to a cleaner, diagnosis more reliable, medications and affordable 21st century power grid. Under his leadership, diagnosis transformations in how we produce and consume electricity are decreasing carbon pollution, scaling up renewable energy, and generating savings on consumers’ energy bills. [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 17 June 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, Press Releases|0 Comments

Top 10 cities for parks? None in the Southeast

SAN FRANCISCO — Minneapolis has the best park system in the United States, according to The Trust for Public Land’s 5th annual ParkScore® index, which was released today by the non-profit organization. Minneapolis narrowly edged out Saint Paul for the top spot after the cross-town rivals tied for first in [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 26 May 2016|Parks, Press Releases, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments

Third of Southern shareholders back greenhouse disclosure

ATLANTA —Shareholder resolutions filed at Southern Company by shareholder advocacy group, As You Sow, and faith-based investor coalition, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment ("Tri-State CRI") sent Southern Company's Board and management a strong message: the time has come to reduce carbon asset risk and align its business with a "2 degrees" [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 26 May 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE, Coal, Solutions|0 Comments

WorkingBuildings VP to rep Kendeda on Living Building

ATLANTA — John McFarland, Vice President & Principal at The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies, was selected as the Donor's Representative for the Living Building Challenge Certified Facility through The Kendeda Fund, an Atlanta-based philanthropic organization. John McFarland of the WorkingBuildings Group McFarland will provide guidance and input to The [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 18 May 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments