Catch a Bus to EPA Region IV Hearing on Clean Power Plan

Catch a Bus to EPA Region IV Hearing on Clean Power Plan

California Adopts Sweeping Plan To Combat Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Take Part In History Catch a Bus to EPA Hearing in Atlanta RSVP NOW for Free Transportation, Lodging and Meals Buses depart from Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga on 7/28  What do you consider to be the watershed victories in … [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...]

Thank You for Making Green Tie Affair Another Success!!

Thank You for Making Green Tie Affair Another Success!!

Thank you for helping us make Green Tie Affair another great success!!

Check out photos of Green Tie Affair 2014. … [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...]

Take our Radioactive Waste Survey & We’ll Plant a Tree

Take our Radioactive Waste Survey & We’ll Plant a Tree

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking feedback on their decisions about how to dispose of “legacy” radioactive waste. The Council received a grant from the DOE through the Community Foundation of New Mexico to solicit feedback on these … [Read more...]

Dec 10 – Canopy Club Green Gathering – Chattanooga – 5:30-7:30pm

Dec 10 – Canopy Club Green Gathering – Chattanooga – 5:30-7:30pm

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Tennessee Environmental Council is hosting a special event to introduce our Canopy Club in Chattanooga.  The Canopy Club is a special group of leaders who continue to reinforce our mission at the highest “treetop” levels.  Canopy Club … [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...]

Nov 9th – 9am to1pm – Plant Trees with Us in Spring Hill

Nov 9th – 9am to1pm – Plant Trees with Us in Spring Hill

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Planting a tree is a simple act with TREEmendous  benefits – too many to list them all – but here are a few surprising and important facts: Communities with more trees have less crime and graffiti and less asthma and lung disease. Homes … [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...]

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