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Long Range Plan for Birmingham Region Would Allocate More than Half of Available Funding for Transportation Improvements to Northern Beltline

Completion of the Project Now Estimated to Take 75 Years

The Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) draft of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan shows that over half of available funding for new road projects for the next 25 years will be squandered on the Northern Beltline, even as that project is now slated to take more than double the time to build than originally estimated.

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Orvis Store in Birmingham Helps Black Warrior Riverkeeper Protect Local Waters

Orvis Store in Birmingham Helps Black Warrior Riverkeeper Protect Local Waters On behalf of its Birmingham Retail Store, The Orvis Company, Inc. has made a $2,500 grant to the Black Warrior Riverkeeper.  The grant supports the non-profit organization’s mission to protect and restore Alabama’s Black Warrior River and its tributaries.  Black Warrior Riverkeeper was also the recipient of the proceeds from the recent Grand Opening of the new Orvis Birmingham location at The Summit.

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Natalie Kelly Launches Environmental Strategy & Media Agency

Natalie Kelly, Sustain ForwardRebranding leads to Sustain, an agency dedicated to moving sustainability forward

 

Green living and media expert, Natalie Kelly, has announced the rebranding of her former company, Kelly Green Marketing to Sustain, an environmental strategy and media agency.

 

Sustain specializes in strategic planning and initiatives, environmental education, social responsibility, public relations, marketing, and media as it pertains to the growing green movement and sustainability culture of today.

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My Green Birmingham Champions of Sustainability

My Green Birmingham celebrated its 2nd annual Champions of Sustainability event on Wednesday, October 1st, at The Westin Birmingham. Champions of Sustainability honors the diverse efforts of those who create positive change in our community.

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Public Meeting Scheduled for 35th Avenue Site in North Birmingham

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the Trinity CME Church sanctuary on 3313 Shuttlesworth Dr., Birmingham, AL 35207 to inform community stakeholders about inclusion of the 35th Avenue Site on the National Priorities List (NPL).

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