More stories about GEORGIA

  • Local pensions safe for now

  • Swing Time

    the right attachment increases productivitynic

  • Water Supply

    How bad was the drought that plagued much of the U.S. last year? According to Georgia's Gov. Sonny Perdue, it couldn't have been much worse.

  • From sludge to fuel

    Five Los Angeles-area sanitation districts have signed on with Atlanta-based EnerTech Environmental, a developer of renewable energy technologies, to convert their biosolids into a renewable fuel, called E-Fuel.

  • Open for business

    Outsourcing public works functions can get officials re-elected, but how does it affect employees?

  • Field of dreams

    A blind girl now believes she can go to college because she can hit a ball. A boy confined to a wheelchair can play like his older brother. A dad fulfills his dream of coaching his son's team. This can-do attitude comes from adaptive baseball fields and leagues.

  • Atlanta opens wastewater tunnel

  • Pervious pavement naturally absorbent

    Pervious pavement is a design alternative that allows water to percolate through the pavement structure and into underlying soils—an achievement that directly conflicts with even lecture on traditional pavement design delivered in universities across the country.

  • Industry, government partner on EMS project

  • Rural roads prove deadly for Southeast drivers

    Rural two-lane highways are the largest single class of roads in the United States-and they are the deadliest, especially in the Southeast. From 1996 to 2000, almost one-third of the nation's traffic fatalities occurred in just eight southeastern states; of those, 64% occurred on rural roads...