Federal regulators are considering a proposal for a new surface coal mine in Tennessee’s Cumberland Mountains, despite the fact that in 2016, the federal government declared most of the area in question off-limits to surface mining.
Federal regulators have reopened the permit process for a proposed 422-acre mine in Campbell County, Tenn., which was met with objections from environmental groups.
State agencies in Appalachia are experimenting with different strategies to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp.
A series of grants and other funds totaling $2.6 million are slated for conservation work on more than 9,700 acres of shortleaf pine and riparian forest in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.
CONTACTS: Bri Knisley, Appalachian Voices Tennessee Field Coordinator 865-219-3225, firstname.lastname@example.org Ewing, VA.- Actions by leadership at Powell Valley Electric Cooperative (PVEC) during the co-op’s annual membership meeting last Saturday have left many member-owners outraged at what they are calling an…
Alongside partner organizations and concerned citizens, Appalachian Voices launched an Energy Democracy Tour to educate residents in Virginia, North Carolina and the Tennessee Valley on how to take back their electric system from monopoly utilities.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is changing its behavior in response to critics that accused the agency of being too cozy with the companies they regulate at an annual conference.
A grassroots effort to protect the Nolichucky River has the support of lawmakers, outdoor enthusiasts, businesses and more.