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Save the Date for 'Our Community, Our Future' Kingston, TN Community Coal Ash EventRead more....
Our E3 committee has made a formal request to TDEC's Director of the Water Resources Division for a public hearing regarding four permit applications made by Jim Justice owned companies in TN. These two companies are Premium Coal and National Coal.Read more....
While we are disappointed that there will be no additional public hearing, SOCM is pleased to hear that after extensive public and media pressure from SOCM, the Kingston Community Action Grous and our coalition partners, TDEC has extended the public comment period to February 9th.Read more....
Proposed TDEC Permit Raises Major Red Flags, Fails to Protect Health and SafetyRead more....
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOCM members call on TDEC to reject the major modifications to the Kingston Gypsum Landfill Permit
Kingston, Tenn. – On Tuesday, December 9th concerned SOCM members joined partners and other Roane County citizens to voice opposition to the TVA’s proposal to store coal ash in a current gypsum landfill at the Kingston Fossil Plant site in Kingston, TN.Read more....
Local residents and SOCM members in Rutherford County, Tennessee are fighting to secure safe drinking water and to protect the unique natural environment surrounding the Flat Rock community. This short video made by local residents and SOCM gives an overview of the threats facing this area and efforts by locals to fight back. Check it out below! You can also learn more from this recent article on the campaign.Read more....
SOCM E3 Committee members were a visible presence at the 5th annual Appalachian Public Interest Environmental Law (APIEL) Conference, participating in workshops and tabling in the lobby at the UT Knoxville’s College of Law.Read more....
January 31, 2015 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM (CT)
First United Methodist Church (415 West Main Street Lebanon, TN 37087)
February 9, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)
Art Circle Library (3 East Street, Crossville, TN 38555)
February 9, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CT)
St. James Church, 306 Bluegrass Ave, Mt Pleasant
February 12, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CT)
Westwood Garden Center, 1 Westwood Garden Drive, Jackson
February 17, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (CT)
Unity Church of Life, 130 S Cannon Avenue, Murfreesboro
February 23, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (ET)
SOCM Office (2507 Mineral Springs Ave, Ste D, Knoxville)