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Mayor Kasim Reed to Sign Bill for Feasibility Study of Proctor Creek

Post Date:11/23/2015 3:45 PM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
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Jewanna Gaither, Press Information Officer
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 2015

Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed to Sign Bill for Feasibility Study of Proctor Creek

WHO: 

Mayor Kasim Reed
JoAnn Macrina, Commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management
Brigadier General C. David Turner, Commander of the South Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

WHAT:

Mayor Reed, Department of Watershed Management JoAnn Macrina and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General C. David Turner will sign a bill to enter into a three-year feasibility study of the Proctor Creek watershed and to share the cost for the analysis. The City of Atlanta is committing $300,000 this year to begin the study.

The Department of Watershed Management and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability are working together to identify and evaluate solutions to clean and restore Proctor Creek and will also partner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USCOE). USCOE has significant resources and expertise that can support the City of Atlanta’s efforts to improve the environmental health and well-being of the Proctor Creek community.

Thế giới cá In 2013, the United States Environmental Protection Agency Urban Waters Federal Partnership designated Proctor Creek as a priority Urban Waters location. The Partnership works to improve coordination and focus among federal agencies on problems in the watershed with community-led revitalization efforts.

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Thế giới cá 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Atlanta City Hall
Mayor’s Ceremonial Office
55 Trinity Ave SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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