TVA is using its already-obsolete 2020 Integrated Resource Plan as an opportunity to cut funding for energy-saving technologies that it claims are driving down revenue.
The Trump administration’s proposal to roll back federal coal ash safeguards gives more leeway to states — and advocates worry that would put drinking water at risk.
Several conservation groups are suing the U.S. Forest Service for allegedly allowing unlawful, high-impact logging on a 534-acre stretch of land in the Cherokee National Forest.
This spring, two land trust groups purchased a total of 190 acres of unprotected land in North Carolina’s Buncombe, Henderson and Caldwell counties.
If Gov. Haslam allows the Primacy and Reclamation Act of Tennessee to become law, it will erode community protections and become an unnecessary burden on Tennessee taxpayers.
Nashville, Tenn. – Today, 20 environmental and community organizations delivered a letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam urging him to veto legislation approved by the state House that would significantly weaken protections relating to coal mining in Tennessee. The legislation…
Two friends remember the life and legacy of community leader and mountain protector Vickie Terry.
A step often overlooked in the fracking process is the mining of frac sand, which leads to deforestation.
A bill that would change Tennessee’s status as the only active coal mining state that does not have state control of coal mine permitting and oversight has passed the state house and senate.