Grist Ranks Mayor Franklin #6 Among the Greenest Mayors in America


Having instituted a number of Green Initiatives since taking office, Mayor Franklin has helped lead Atlanta in a bright green direction. Some of the city’s most notable undertakings are the Beltline, infrastructure modernization, reductions in electricity use and the establishment of the private sector group Sustainability Atlanta. If we keep the momentum, we will continue to see the progress. “We are building a green, sustainable city,” Franklin says. “We do this for our children, and we do this because it is the right thing to do.”

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