National Milestone for Cleaner Energy and Cleaner Air

National Milestone for Cleaner Energy and Cleaner Air

United States Makes History: Clean Power Plan is a Milestone for Cleaner Energy and Cleaner Air

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its final Clean Power Plan, setting first-ever limits on power plant carbon emissions and moving America boldly towards a cleaner energy future. *** ACT NOW: Please click here to … [Read more...]

Action Alert: Protect Tennessee Drinking Water Quality

Action Alert: Protect Tennessee Drinking Water Quality

Watch our video and ACT NOW to protect Tennessee's drinking water supplies

The State of Tennessee is suing the US Environmental Protection Agency over the Clean Water Rule.  This lawsuit puts our state's drinking water quality at risk.   *** Please call Governor Haslam's office TODAY and let him know you oppose this … [Read more...]

Read Nashville Mayoral Candidates Views on Sustainability

Read Nashville Mayoral Candidates Views on Sustainability

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The Council has been collaborating with Climate Nashville in requesting Mayoral Candidates' positions on a Nashville Office of Sustainability. In early July, Climate Nashville asked the candidates the following: “Climate Nashville has an important … [Read more...]

News Media featuring The Council

News Media featuring The Council

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Tennessee Environmental Council is often featured in the News media.  Check out some of the recent articles, and scroll down for other timely news from the Council. Cowley Earns Eagle Scout Rank  (Leaf-Chronicle -- Clarksville) for his work … [Read more...]

Action Alert: Protect Wildlife Rehab Center from Natural Gas Compressor

Action Alert: Protect Wildlife Rehab Center from Natural Gas Compressor

ACTION ALERT: Wildlife Rehab Center Threatened by Proposed Natural Gas Compressor.  Click to act.

Click here to read a message and sign a petition from volunteers at Walden's Puddle, a wildlife rehab center in Joelton TN that is threatened by a proposed natural gas compressor facility. … [Read more...]

And the Winners Are…

And the Winners Are…

AND THE WINNERS ARE...

This was posted by TDEC on May 27, 2015 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced the winners of the 2015 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards (GESAs). … [Read more...]

TVA Plan Shows the Cost-Competitiveness of Clean Energy Compared to Coal

TVA Plan Shows the Cost-Competitiveness of Clean Energy Compared to Coal

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  From TVA: "The Tennessee Valley Authority has published its Final 2015 Integrated Resource Plan and associated Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. The purpose of the IRP is to determine how TVA can best meet the energy needs … [Read more...]

SAVE THE DATES — Honoring Rivers, Trees and Veterans

SAVE THE DATES — Honoring Rivers, Trees and Veterans

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For your long-range planning calendar, check out what we have coming up this Fall and Winter.  Please stay tuned for additional details about these events in the coming weeks. Saturday, October 3: The Great Tennessee River Rescue -- a statewide … [Read more...]

REGISTRATION OPEN: 8/26 — Annual Policy & Practice Meeting — Nashville

REGISTRATION OPEN: 8/26 — Annual Policy & Practice Meeting — Nashville

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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.  We aggregate and publish the results in the Sustainable Tennessee … [Read more...]

Coming up: Grassy Branch Creek Stabilization project in Spring Hill

Coming up: Grassy Branch Creek Stabilization project in Spring Hill

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Tennessee Environmental Council seeks community involvement in our upcoming creek bank stabilization project in Grassy Branch Creek to curtail severe erosion along this important waterway.  Siltation in the creek increases the cost of providing … [Read more...]

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