Protect Tennessee Drinking Water!

Protect Tennessee Drinking Water!

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

Action Required: Will you help keep Tennessee's drinking water supplies in high integrity?   Call and email Senator Steve Southerland today and let him know you oppose Senate Bill 1830.   (615) 741-3851 / … [Read more...]

Planting 50,000 Trees Across Tennessee

Planting 50,000 Trees Across Tennessee

50K tree planters

Registration is now open for 50K Tree Day Reserve Your Trees Now :) Important Dates: Saturday February 27: planting day Friday February 26 (1pm to 7pm): pick up your trees (you may also pick up on Saturday morning Feb 27 between 8am and … [Read more...]

Now Seeking Nominees for 2016 Sustainable Tennessee Award…

Now Seeking Nominees for 2016 Sustainable Tennessee Award…

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Tell us who you think should win our annual award, presented at Green Tie Affair in April.  Click here to make your nomination, and tell us why your nominee deserves to win our award.  How has an individual made a significant difference to improve … [Read more...]

Plant It Forward any time of year!

Plant It Forward any time of year!

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Tennessee Environmental Council invites you to Plant It Forward! Our team of volunteers will plant a tree in honor of a loved one (or many loved ones) that you select. Trees you gift today will be planted in 2016.  We plant trees native to the … [Read more...]

Great Tennessee River Rescue Results

Great Tennessee River Rescue Results

TELL US Your Great Tennessee River Rescue Success Story

Thank you to everyone who went out on a misty Saturday morning to clean up Tennessee's rivers and streams! If you went out on 10/3, please be sure to post your pictures and videos on our Facebook page. NOTE: All Hamilton County clean-up events are … [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...]

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