Army Corps To Begin Study On Atlanta's Proctor Creek Cleanup

Published by WABE on November 25, 2015

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed a law authorizing an U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study on cleaning up the lower basin of Proctor Creek.

The tributary flows through northwest Atlanta into the Chattahoochee River. Mayor Reed says the city plans to invest up to $1.5 million toward the three-year study. The funds will be matched by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

“I think that not in two years or four years or 10 years, but in 15 or 20 years, folks probably won’t remember it, but what we’re doing in Proctor Creek will be as consequential as what we’re doing on the Atlanta BeltLine," says Reed.

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