What We’re Reading – Friday, May 20, 2016

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English Avenue Residents Fear Falcons Development

CBS 46 television news

www.cbs46.com/story/31986425/english-avenue-resident-fear-falcons-development

 

City’s DWM head Macrina being Challenged, Will she be replaced?

Buckhead View

http://buckheadview.com/2016/05/18/macrina-way-be-replaced/

 

More Questions about Ceasar’s Mitchell’s PAC

Fox 5 Atlanta television news

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/i-team/143196514-story

 

“Ugly” Peach Removed from atop Building near Downtown Connector

Atlanta Business Chronicle

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/morning_call/2016/05/ugly-peach-removed-from-atop-building-near.html

 

Fulton Commissioners Support Keeping Central Library
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/fulton-commissioners-support-keeping-central-libra/nrPxR/

 

As developer remains mum on details, SELC pushes for more protections around proposed GA port

Southern Environmental Law Center

https://www.southernenvironment.org/news-and-press/news-feed/selc-pushes-for-additional-protections-in-rezoning-for-georgia-barge-port

 

Georgia Lt. Gov.’s Call for MARTA Overhaul Draws Criticism

WABE radio news

http://news.wabe.org/post/ga-lt-gov-s-call-marta-overhaul-draws-criticism

 

Georgians React to New Federal Overtime Pay Rule

WABE radio news

http://news.wabe.org/post/georgians-react-new-federal-overtime-pay-rule

 

FDIC Settlement Timing Sucks for Rep. Greg Morris (HD-156)

Atlanta Unfiltered

http://atlantaunfiltered.com/2016/05/18/fdic-settlement-timing-sucks-for-rep-greg-morris-hd-156/

 

The Train that Saved Denver

Politico

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/05/what-works-denver-rail-system-growth-213905

 

Voter Suppression Laws on Trial in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin

PR Watch

http://www.prwatch.org/news/2016/05/13108/voter-suppression-laws-go-to-trial

 

This Oregon Town Said No to Nestle and Won in a Landslide Victory (Cascade Locks, Oregon)

Eco Watch

http://ecowatch.com/2016/05/19/oregon-no-nestle/

 

Sweden’s Radical Plan to Move an Entire City

CityLab

www.citylab.com/tech/2016/05/swedens-radical-plan-to-move-an-entire-city/483345

 

Portugal Runs on Renewables for 107 Hours Straight

Eco Watch

http://ecowatch.com/2016/05/18/portugal-runs-on-renewables/

 

Tiny English Village Fights Fossil Fuel Industry To Avoid Becoming Ground Zero For British Fracking

Think Progress

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/05/20/3780097/fracking-north-yorkshire/

 

(END/2016)

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