Author Carey Gillam Offers Insight on Herbicide Dangers in the U.S. Food Supply Atlanta, GA - Author Carey Gillam offered a sobering look at the increasing use of chemicals in U.S. agriculture during a lecture and book signing at the Claudia Nance Rollins Building auditorium at Emory University on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Sponsored by the Emory Department of Environmental Health, the Emory Office of Sustainability Initiatives, Environment Georgia, Georgia Organics and U.S. PIRG, Gillam outlined the insights in her recently published book, Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science. The book is published by Island Press.
Atlanta, GA – Solar racking and pile manufacturer Brilliant Rack is launching its brand new pricing guarantee that offers EPCs and developers welcome relief from installation change orders. With just these three elements of project information, Brilliant Rack now can provide a quote for solar racking and piles guaranteed not to change during installation:
- Geotechnical analysis of soil, terrain and moisture
- Site details and location where racking and piles will be installed
- Tilt angle for solar panels
Atlanta, GA – BEKO Technologies’ renovation of its eight-year-old plant in Atlanta earlier this year provided perfect timing to tap Velo Solar’s expertise for a 100 kW rooftop solar installation. The recently completed project will lower BEKO USA’s power bill by as much as 20 percent at the plant where they manufacture and sell components and systems worldwide for an optimized compressed air quality. This installation also fulfills BEKO USA’s longstanding corporate commitment to financial and environmental sustainability.
Atlanta, GA – The team who created ThePad on Harvard, College Park’s hip, new, transit-oriented development next to its MARTA station, is adding a luxury, boutique hotel and more than 25,000 square feet of ground-level retail to the site.
PENTAGON OFFICIAL TO PRESENT KEYNOTE AT SOUTHERN SOLAR SUMMIT ON THE U.S. ARMY’S SOLAR INVESTMENTAtlanta, GA – U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Al T. Aycock, Director of Operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, will deliver the morning keynote address at the 7th Annual Southern Solar Summit on Sept. 10, 2015. Maj. Gen. Aycock has overseen the Army’s investment in solar energy, including Georgia’s 3 X 30 program, which is building 30 MW of solar energy each at Georgia’s Ft. Benning, Ft. Gordon and Ft. Stewart. He will discuss the Army’s commitment to expanding its renewable energy holdings, the status of the program and contribution solar energy makes to the U.S. military mission.
07.14.2015 - ThePad on Harvard Groundbreaking Draws Community and Officials
ThePad on Harvard Groundbreaking Draws Community and Officials to Celebrate Milestone DevelopmentCollege Park, GA – More than 60 people from throughout Metro Atlanta gathered at 1777 Harvard Ave., College Park, to show their support for ThePad on Harvard, a mixed-use, transit-oriented development 400 feet from the College Park MARTA Station. Public officials and business leaders hailed the project, which will begin Phase I construction of 109 deluxe apartment units immediately, as the cornerstone for revitalization of the communities around Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport. College Park Mayor Jack Longino told the gathering that ThePad on Harvard is a “cutting-edge development,” and the first multifamily project built in College Park in 40 years.