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WHY DID THE US FOREST SERVICE RIP UP A STRETCH OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS?

From: Care 2

"Jeff Ruch, the executive director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, describes the act as “one [of] the most blatant official desecrations of a…

WATCHDOG DEMANDS PROBE OF US FOREST SERVICE'S TRAIL OF TEARS DESECRATION

From: District Sentinel

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) filed a complaint with the Department of Agriculture’s Secretary and Inspector General, calling for…

TRAIL OF TEARS DEFACED BY FOREST SERVICE

From: Stories In The News

"The U.S. Forest Service tore up a section of the Trail of Tears Historic Trail but, despite apologizing to tribes who regard the land as sacred, has not held…

DOCUMENTS DETAIL GOVERNMENT DAMAGE OF TRAIL OF TEARS

From: Southeast Missourian

"When the Forest Service dug up portions of the trail on the edge of the Cherokee National Forest in March and June 2014, it didn't own the land, although…

US FOREST SERVICE RIPS UP SACRED TRAIL OF TEARS

From: Newser

"The director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says that's not good enough. "This is one the most blatant official desecrations of a sacred site…


News Releases

STREAM RESTORATIONS FLOW FROM TENNESSEE LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT

Water Quality Degradation from Big Box Complex Addressed

ORVS BARRED FROM CAROLINA-TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN FOREST TRAILS

Federal Court Upholds Closure of the Tellico ORV Area to Protect Brook Trout

TENNESSEE HIGHWAY AGENCY SETTLES MAJOR WETLAND SUIT

TDOT Pays More Than $500,000 to Compensate for Wetland Mitigation Left Undone

DEVELOPER TURNS LIVING STREAM INTO A POLLUTED WATERWAY

Tennessee Project Prompts Suit Notice for Clean Water Act Violations

TELLICO RIVER WATERSHED CLOSED TO OFF-ROAD TRAFFIC

Conservationists Applaud U.S. Forest Service Action to Restore Water Quality