Clean Air, Water, Land & Energy

Local Small Business Owners Urge Senators in Washington to Put the Health and Safety of Tennesseans First

Revelations of Statewide Water Contamination Prove Necessity for Clean Water and Air Protections NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On a statewide press call, small business owners in Nashville, Monteagle, and Memphis called on Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to prioritize the health of Tennessee communities so their business can continue to thrive. Speakers addressed the dangers…

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TN Small Business Alliance Responds to President Trump’s State of the Union

[Nashville, TN] – The Tennessee Small Business Alliance (TNSBA) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Thanks to the President, the state of our union is ‘dirty.’ His alarming and dangerous agenda to weaken environmental and public health protection standards threatens the wellbeing of Tennessee, our economic growth…

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Fact Sheet: How Tennessee Benefits from Greater Fuel Efficiecny

The fuel efficiency standards supported by Senators Alexander and Corker are working, spurring innovation, investment in the auto industry, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and cutting dangerous carbon pollution in the air that harms health. Here are more ways Tennessee benefits from these fuel standards: View the Fact Sheet

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Fact Sheet: Blunt Rollback of Vehicle Efficiency Standards

Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) has introduced S. 1273, legislation that rolls back popular and successful fuel efficiency standards that have been working, spurring innovation, investment in the auto industry, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and cutting dangerous carbon pollution in the air that harms health. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS), Todd Young (R-IN), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI),…

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Group believes budget cuts will hurt Superfund cleanup in Chattanooga

  January 17th, 2018by Mark Pacein Local Regional NewsRead Time: 2 mins. Buildings are seen in the Jefferson Heights neighborhood on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Parts of Jefferson Heights, along with locations in Alton Park, Cowart Place, Richmond and the Southside Gardens neighborhoods, have been proposed as EPA Superfund sites after lead…

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