Protect America's Environment: For Our
Families, For Our Future
The Sierra Club is a non-profit
member-supported, public interest organization that promotes
conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy
decisions -- legislative, administrative, legal, and
To Explore, Enjoy, and Protect the
"I am only one; still I am one. I
cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not
refuse to do the something I can
Call to Action! Calls and
MTR: Help stop destructive Mountaintop Removal coal mining at
www.iLoveMountains.org and socm.org
Do you live in a cool city?
Save Our Smokies! (SOS)
- Keep Elkmont Natural:
The Elkmont Draft Environmental Impact Statement has
been released (Elkmont
Our preferred alternative is either No Action
Sample comments, history, directions: Elkmont
The Park's planning website.
to the Editor state our position on Elkmont.
- Interstate 3: The
WaysSouth Coalition (Responsible Transportation in Appalachia) needs your help in stopping this
unneeded and unwanted monster road (www.wayssouth.org). Our
most pressing concern at this point is that the feasibility study
may be done without sufficient public participation, even though
it is required by the FHWA's own
Interstate 3 is a bad idea in every way:
It would destroy forests and
crucial watersheds, cut off
wildlife habitat, and displace existing roads,
and businesses. It would cut an ugly gash through the
Georgia and Tennessee Appalachian highlands (see map).
take a moment to write your government representatives:
Letter A hand-written postcard is best.
WaysSouth Fall newsletter
- Corridor K: The Federal HighwayAdministration has issued a notice to advise the public that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be prepared for the proposed highway project in Polk County, Tennessee (US 64/Corridor K).
A public hearing will be scheduled when the Draft EIS is completed.
- Join the Greater Smoky Mountains Coalition
(GSMC) listserve. Send a message with your first and last
Calendar (Meetings and Outings) for the Harvey Broome
Program Meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at
7:00 p.m., at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Church, 2931 Kingston
List for 2011-2012 NEW!
Take-a-Hike Program NEW! For beginners.
HBG Outings Public Gallery 2010
Ron Shrieves Public Gallery (Utah, Maroon Bells, Okefenokee, 2007-2009 outings)
Will Skelton's Public Gallery (Poland & Russia, Greece, Guatemala & Belize, China, France, Patagonia and more)
contacts for the Harvey Broome Group
walks in the local area
to other environmental sites
Harvey Broome Group Chairperson: Robin Hill, 865-966-9435, robin.hill8 @ gmail.com.
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