In-stream ‘Trash Traps’ collect litter pollution before it reaches the river

Proctor Creek, which begins in downtown Atlanta and flows west to the Chattahoochee River, has long suffered from stormwater carrying litter and illegal dumping of trash and tires. Two Litter…

Growing with the Creek

Juanita Wallace vividly remembers growing up on Proctor Creek. “The water was so clear,” she says. “I would sit there for hours with my feet in it, captivated by the…

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