Council Receives “Friends of Forest Award” from TN Division of Forestry

Council Receives “Friends of Forest Award” from TN Division of Forestry

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The Tennessee Division of Forestry recently honored the Council with this year's "Friend of Forestry Award" for the Council's success working with volunteers to plant nearly 100,000 trees since 2007 as part of the Tennessee Tree Project.  Stay tuned … [Read more...]

Council is Hiring a Development Director

Job Title: Development Director Status: Full Time Reports to: Executive Director  Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Deadline: Open until filled The Council is growing and strengthening its annual fundraising capacity to … [Read more...]

Highlights from Sustainable Tennessee, Policy and Practice Meeting

Highlights from Sustainable Tennessee, Policy and Practice Meeting

Highlights from 2014 Policy and Practice Meeting

Every year, the Council invites our state's sustainability leaders, thinkers, individuals and organizations to convene and discuss priority issues for the upcoming year and beyond.  The result has been the Sustainable Tennessee Agenda, available for … [Read more...]

Tell Us! Top 10 Sustainability Successes in Tennessee

Tell Us! Top 10 Sustainability Successes in Tennessee

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We want to hear from you.  Please take a moment to type in your favorite sustainability successes in Tennesse in in the past year.  We will publish the to 10 results in our upcoming ProTECt newsletter coming out this summer. Think of small to … [Read more...]

Highlights and Photos from 10K Tree Day

Highlights and Photos from 10K Tree Day

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It was perfect tree-planting weather Saturday, March 1, as more than 100 volunteers gathered at 10 planting sites throughout Middle Tennessee, shovels in hand, ready to put seedlings in the ground.  Mild temperatures, cloudy skies and enthusiastic … [Read more...]

Tell TVA We Need Clean, Renewable Energy in TN

Tell TVA We Need Clean, Renewable Energy in TN

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     Share Your Input on TVA's Integrated Resource Plan  - Please Comment by Nov 22   Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is conducting a "scoping" process as part of their Integrated Resource Planning.  TVA is asking for input on the … [Read more...]

ACTION ALERT: NRC Radioactive Waste – Public Comment Opportunity thru 12/20

ACTION ALERT: NRC Radioactive Waste – Public Comment Opportunity thru 12/20

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According to the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS), The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has been unable to issue licenses for new reactors, nor renewals for existing licenses since summer of 2012 because a federal court threw out … [Read more...]

Jack Johnson Nashville Show & Matching Donation Opportunity

Jack Johnson Nashville Show & Matching Donation Opportunity

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        Jack Johnson, his band and amazing 2013 "All At Once" tour family are making a huge difference for the environment , city-by-city and state-by-state. Tennessee was the beneficiary on October 2.  Johnson's tour features … [Read more...]

Council Volunteers Help Plant a Rain Garden in Spring Hill TN

Council Volunteers Help Plant a Rain Garden in Spring Hill TN

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  Thanks to everyone who joined the Tennessee Environmental Council and Tennessee House Representative Sheila Butt for a "Rain Garden Party" in Spring Hill.   Participants learned about rain gardens and techniques they could apply to a … [Read more...]

Action Alert: Ask TVA To Support Solar

Action Alert: Ask TVA To Support Solar

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At the next TVA Board meeting scheduled for Aug 22 in Knoxville, Tennessee Environmental Council will present the following letter drafted by Tennessee Environmental Council, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Southern Environmental Law … [Read more...]

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