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City of Atlanta Adopts Climate Action Plan

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(APN) ATLANTA — The City Council of Atlanta adopted the City of Atlanta Climate Action Plan at the Monday, September 21, 2015, Full Council Meeting by a vote of 12 to 0 as part of the consent agenda.   Sponsor Kwanza Hall (District 2), and Councilmembers Ivory Lee Young (District 3) and Cleta Winslow (District 4) were absent from the […]

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Atlantans Spoke Out at EPA Hearing in Favor of Carbon Emissions Limits

(APN) ATLANTA — The numbers are in. ¬†Atlanta along with Washington, DC, boasted the highest attendance of four national hearings hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in July 2014 to solicit public comments on the historic proposed Clean Power Plan designed to cut carbon emissions. ¬†   309 people testified at the Atlanta hearing held at the Omni […]

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(IPS) US Sees Greatest Reduction in CO2 Emissions

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/06/u-s-sees-greatest-reduction-in-co2-emissions/ ATLANTA, Georgia, Jun 30 2012 (IPS) – According to a recent report by the International Energy Agency, the U.S. has seen the greatest reduction in carbon dioxide pollution within the past six years in comparison to any other country, even as global carbon dioxide pollution has reached record highs. […]

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(IPS) EPA Moves to Regulate Carbon Dioxide, Holds Atlanta Hearing

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service at: http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=54603 ATLANTA, Georgia, Feb 24, 2011 (IPS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun the initial stages of a process that may lead to the federal agency’s first regulations to limit emissions of carbon dioxide from power plants and oil refineries. The agency has held four of five “listening […]

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