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Dark times ahead: Incandescent light bulb banned in 2014

By   /  January 3, 2014  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Breanna Deutsch The incandescent light bulb is about to join the VCR and the rotary phone in the technology graveyard. As of Wednesday, the traditional 60- and 40-watt light bulb that Americans used in their homes and businesses for decades was banned from manufacture or sale in the United States.

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SATURDAY Oct 24, 2009 RIVERS ALIVE: FLINT RIVER CLEAN-UP

By   /  October 21, 2009  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet WHAT: A sixth-annual event celebrating Albany’s most important natural resource: The Flint River. Rivers Alive is a state initiative that encourages cleanups along all 70,150 miles of Georgia’s rivers, lakes and streams. WHEN/WHERE: Walkers meet at Third Avenue and the Flint River. Canoes and kayaks will not enter the water during this clean-up because [...]

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Northwest Albany residents asked to conserve water

By   /  April 3, 2009  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Here’s WALB’s story. Assistant City Manager Wes Smith says the area in question is, generally:  From Dawson Road and Westgate, go southeast along Dawson to Ingleside; south to Gillionville; west to Meadowlark; and north to Dawson Road and Westgate.

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Bitter tea in Richland: Town’s water contamination highlights infrastructure problems statewide

By   /  February 2, 2009  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Bill OsinskiGeorgia Online News Service You don’t need a visa to go to Richland, Ga. But anyone heading for this Stewart County town a few miles south of Columbus should heed some third-world travel advice: DON’T DRINK THE WATER! Basically, the city’s water lines have become choked with asbestos contamination. It’s gotten so bad [...]

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Flint Dams Proposed

By   /  March 13, 2008  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet To ease reliance on water on Lake Lanier and flood-control dependency on the Chattahoochee River , a Georgia congressman wants to reverse Jimmy Carter’s successful efforts to preserve the river’s flow through Southwest Georgia It took Jimmy Carter more than a decade during stints as governor and president to defeat a dam project at [...]

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