Tennessee

Tennessee Public Record Laws

Citations T.C.A. §§ 10-7-501 et seq. (http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/tncode/) Exemptions to Disclosure § 10-7-504 states that confidential records include: All criminal investigative files of the department of agriculture and the department of environment and...
Water & Brimstone

Water & Brimstone

Water & Brimstone from Genuine Human Productions on Vimeo. About the Film “Water and Brimstone” is a work in progress. Environmental scientist Barry Sulkin begins to study the impact of recreational ATV activity on the rivers and creeks that feed into...
Quentin Bass: Appalachian Tales with a Megaphone

Quentin Bass: Appalachian Tales with a Megaphone

PEER first encountered Quentin Bass, an archaeologist with the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee, in 2003. He had uncovered Forest Service historical records showing from a century ago that the Southern Appalachian forests were once dominated by tall, old trees,...

Stream Restorations Flow From Tennessee Lawsuit Settlement

Stream Restorations Flow From Tennessee Lawsuit Settlement Water Quality Degradation from Big Box Complex Addressed Nashville — Streams in the Cumberland River watershed will be cleaner and healthier as a result of a cooperative negotiations between Public Employees...

ORVs Barred From Carolina-Tennessee Mountain Forest Trails

ORVs Barred From Carolina-Tennessee Mountain Forest Trails Federal Court Upholds Closure of the Tellico ORV Area to Protect Brook Trout Asheville, N.C. — Rejecting a challenge from off-road vehicle (ORV) enthusiasts, a federal judge today upheld U.S. Forest Service...