Green

On a site once targeted for Lookout Mountain's biggest residential development, local conservationists want only a wilderness foot trail that eventually will be connected to a 93-mile path.

  • June 12th, 2010  |
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A local nonprofit trail association is working to make Chattanooga, a city with more than 50 trails within driving distance, into the most prominent place for trail exploration in the nation.

When rain deluged the Hickory Creek townhouse subdivision in March, sewage started bubbling up from the manhole in front of Dixie Parnell's house.

  • June 11th, 2010  |
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Building in Chattanooga for decades has involved clearing and reshaping land, cutting into hillsides and paving over acres of property.

Calvin Bush had “a river of raw sewage” running along the property line of his North Brainerd home after tree roots grew into a neighbor’s sewer line leading to the street.

About 120 volunteers from rafting businesses came out Tuesday to clean up the Ocoee River Gorge and the whitewater river that helps them work and play, said Blake McPherson, manager of Cherokee Rafting and co-chairman of the 2010 Ocoee River Cleanup.

Local middle schoolers are spending the week learning about water quality and how it gets compromised.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The annual garden tour of the University of Tennessee Extension Service looks back to a century of gardening across the state and in Bradley County.

ATLANTA — Volkswagen and other German car makers are investing heavily in electric vehicles and bringing more green autos to dealerships near you soon, industry experts said Thursday.

Volunteers are invited to Cloudland Canyon State Park on Saturday to build a tree identification trail in celebration of National Trails Day.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing to change the way electricity is priced to help cut the peak demand for its power.

After the Chattanooga Nature Center opened its paddling center to the general public, folks are taking advantage of the easy access to canoes and waterways.

Paul Mallchok, general manager of Eastgate Town Center, said the idea came when deciding what to do with furniture after BlueCross BlueShield moved to its new location and furniture was left behind.

SMYRNA, Tenn. — Nissan North America Inc. is breaking ground on a lithium-ion battery plant as part of its plan to build electric cars and eventually create up to 1,300 jobs in Tennessee.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country trio Rascal Flatts is joining Tennessee's anti-litter campaign.

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