Home Park Community Improvement Association frustrated with Georgia Power as it builds its Midtown substation, set to be completed in June, at the corner of Atlantic Drive and 14th Street.
Construction continued this past week on the Georgia Power substation in the Home Park neighborhood as installation began of the gigantic overhead-to-underground termination poles. The Atlantic Drive substation, which is being constructed on a 1.5-acre site at the corner of 14th Street and Atlantic Drive, has been a contentious issue to some residents in the Home Park community since the idea was introduced in late 2008. As development in the area, including around the nearby Atlantic Station mixed-use development, continues to grow and expand, the demand for electricity in the area will soon exceed Georgia Power’s capabilities to supply electric service from existing substations and distribution lines. While some residents are not …
A trio of Atlanta area water conservation projects have received grants from Georgia Power and partners through the Five Star Restoration Program.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Staff Report Three metro Atlanta waterway conservation projects, including a continuation of a successful urban riparian recovery program begun by the Atlanta Botanical Garden, have been awarded grants by Georgia Power through the Five Star Restoration program. Southern Company is the Southern regional lead corporate sponsor for Five Star Restoration, a national program to support water-related conservation, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Association of Counties and the Wildlife Habitat Council. The projects include: Peachtree Creek Confluence Restoration Recipient: The South Fork Conservancy This project will reclaim 31 miles of urban creeks by …