Unusual Park Saves Millions, Prevents Floods

Posted by 29 Mar, 2011
Myronlmeters

ATLANTA—In October 2008, as the economy became a gray expanse of toxic rubble, this spot in the historic Fourth Ward was a gray expanse of toxic rubble. The neighborhood flooded often. Broken concrete and tainted soil buried ironically named Clear Creek. A hundred or so optimists gathered on a hot fall day and broke ground for a park. On March 27, many of the same people ate cake on the banks of a lake surrounded by green space. 

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/united-states/unusual-park-saves-millions-prevents-floods-53745.html

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