Georgia

A mere day after the Interior Department announced it would permanently block drilling in much of the Arctic Refuge by designating it as wilderness, it proposed allowing drilling in the Gulf, along Atlantic coast, and surprisingly, offshore Alaska.
Yesterday   McClatchy Washington Bureau
<p>Plans are moving forward for Atlanta's broad Beltline project, including parkspace, mixed use development and transit. But this piece from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> argues that a grand vision is needed to harness the momentum.</p>
Jan 9, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The expansive Beltline transit and parkspace development planned for Atlanta is being hindered by one man's lawsuits over the legality of the funding used to build it.</p>
Jan 3, 2008   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Poor planning has put Atlanta in the drought-stricken position it's in now, and there are few signs that anything is changing on that front, according to this editorial from the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em>.</p>
Dec 23, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>The governors of Florida, Alabama and Georgia have come to a tentative agreement on how to divvy up the water supplied by shared rivers, giving hope that the 17-year water rights battle between the states may soon come to an end.</p>
Dec 18, 2007   The St. Petersburg Times
<p>Atlanta's traffic problems are beginning to affect businesses' decisions to relocate there.</p>
Dec 18, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Plans have just been announced for a large park space in Atlanta, circled by pedestrian friendly developments, including 5,000 units of housing and mixed use developments. But making it happen will require a lot of cooperation.</p>
Dec 14, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Unable to compete with the large supply of inexpensive homes in the city's outer suburbs, Atlanta's in-town neighborhoods will suffer most from the current mortgage crisis, says study.</p>
Nov 30, 2007   Atlanta Business Chronicle
<p>A severe water shortage is threatening Atlanta, and critics blame the region's unchecked growth as a primary cause for the its current predicament.</p>
Nov 29, 2007   The Tennessean
<p>Many new developments in metropolitan Atlanta are embracing walkability.</p>
Nov 26, 2007   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
<p>Chattanooga, Tennessee has no water restrictions, and this fact has many in the Southern U.S. projecting it to be a new focal point for economic development -- especially from businesses and industries forced to leave drought-stricken Atlanta</p>
Nov 16, 2007   USA Today