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

Blueprint puts meat on bones of Atlanta Aerotropolis vision

Here's a link to the new "blueprint" for development around Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It fills in the details on what previously had been a rambling vision for a planned "aerotropolis" approach to economic development in the area immediately surrounding the world's busiest airport. Although the study covers a huge ring [...]

By | 2016-08-02T11:33:43+00:00 2 August 2016|Air, 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 [...]