A new Tennessee law that changes the way surface mining is regulated in the state will force Tennessee taxpayers to prop up the industry and make it easier for coal operators to walk away from mine reclamation.
The Knoxville Water and Energy for All campaign is made up of community and faith groups with a mission to bring solutions to the root problems of unaffordable bills and disconnections in Knoxville.
College students across the Appalachian region are calling for a host of climate and sustainability initiatives on their campuses.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is in the process of developing the state’s 10-year public recreation plan after gathering public input on priorities.
The Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend, Tenn., has saved more than 300 bears from eight different states over the last 25 years.
As Tennessee continues its battle against invasive Asian carp, environmentalists say plans to erect new barriers to stop the carp from entering the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers are a step in the right direction.
The Southern Connected Communities Project is working to bring high-speed internet to Clairfield, Tenn., and other underserved rural areas.
Nearly a quarter of rural Americans don’t have access to reliable high-speed internet. Powell Valley Electric Cooperative and others are working to change this.
Fewer than half of Tennessee’s electric cooperatives allow their member-owners to attend board meetings, and only three offer community solar programs. These are two of the findings in a new report released today by Appalachian Voices and two rural community…
Four of the sites added by the Tennessee Historical Commission are in the Appalachian region.