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City of Atlanta Urban Agriculture Expansion Project Receives $40,000 Grant Through U.S. Conference of Mayors Partnership with ScottsMiracle-Gro January 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2016 News Release City of Atlanta Urban Agriculture Expansion Project Receives $40,000 Grant Through U.S. Conference of Mayors Partnership with ScottsMiracle-Gro ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta …

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City of Atlanta Launches First Phase of Energy Savings Performance Contract Initiative December 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2015 News Release City of Atlanta Launches First Phase of Energy Savings Performance Contract Initiative ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta announced today that the Mayor’s Office …

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Mayor Kasim Reed Participates in COP 21 Panel in Paris December 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2015 News Release Mayor Kasim Reed Participates in COP 21 Panel in Paris ATLANTA –  Mayor Kasim Reed arrived in Paris yesterday for a series of speaking …

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Mayor Kasim Reed Launches the City of Atlanta’s First Solar Energy Program November 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 2015 News Release Mayor Kasim Reed Launches the City of Atlanta’s First Solar Energy Program ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed joined Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Director of the …

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Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Mario Cambardella as City of Atlanta’s First Urban Agriculture Director October 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2015 News Release Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Mario Cambardella as City of Atlanta’s First Urban Agriculture Director ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that Mario Cambardella …

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Benchmarking Grace Period September 1, 2015

City of Atlanta Offers Grace Period for Commercial Building Owners to Meet Benchmarking Obligations Building owners have until September 21 to submit energy and water use data ATLANTA –  The City of …

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City of Atlanta sets National Example by Launching Electric Vehicle Fleet Program August 18, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2015 News Release City of Atlanta sets National Example by Launching Electric Vehicle Fleet Program City fleet to include 50 electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles ATLANTA – …

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Mayor Kasim Reed Launches Recycling Incentives Program August 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2015 News Release Mayor Kasim Reed Launches Recycling Incentives Program New program allows City of Atlanta residents to earn up to $300 in rewards annually ATLANTA –  …

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Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Reminds Commercial Building Owners to Meet July Benchmarking Deadline July 13, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2015 News Release Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Reminds Commercial Building Owners to Meet July Benchmarking Deadline Building owners must submit energy use data through Energy Star Portfolio …

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Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Participants Lead Nation in Water Savings Pilot Program June 9, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2015 News Release Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Participants Lead Nation in Water Savings Pilot Program Atlanta’s participant portfolio accounted for 43% of 377 million gallons in total …

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City of Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy to Tackle Commercial Energy Use April 21, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2015 City of Atlanta Adopts Progressive Energy Policy to Tackle Commercial Energy Use   Atlanta is the first city in the Southeast to pass legislation targeting energy …

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Mayor Kasim Reed Appoints Stephanie Stuckey Benfield as New Sustainability Director April 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2015 Mayor Kasim Reed Appoints Stephanie Stuckey Benfield as New Sustainability Director  Benfield brings years of environmental advocacy and legislative experience to new role ATLANTA – Mayor …

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