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NEWS BRIEF: “Cop City” will go ahead despite opposition

Atlanta City Council goes against citizens’ wishes

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Massive community pushback against a proposed police and fire training facility failed to prevent the Atlanta City Council from voting on Wednesday to approve the plan. Dubbed “Cop City” by its detractors, it’s expected to cost at least $90 million and will occupy 85 acres of environmentally sensitive land in DeKalb County. thedailybeast.com