Wilson Lake News

2/24/2017 12:36:00 AM
Times Daily
SHEFFIELD -- Tucked away in western Colbert County near the Tennessee River, Cherokee Nitrogen has been providing agricultural chemicals for the Shoals for more than 55 years. General Manager Ben VanVeckhoven, who has been at the facility since December ...

2/23/2017 7:53:00 PM
WTVR-TV
This storm system will produce a decent chance of some widespread severe weather on Friday from the Great Lakes down through the Ohio and Tennessee River valleys. The energy and dynamics will not be as strong in Virginia on Saturday. As of now, there is a ...

2/23/2017 10:40:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Fittingly, I saw groups of people running on the trail. The trail heads down above the Tennessee River, more narrow here than downtown, with logs sticking out of it and trees leaning over it. Knoxville Downtown Island Airport, with its small private planes ...

2/22/2017 2:18:00 PM
WBIR-TV
The Chilhowee Dam is one of a series of dams used to generate hydroelectric power on the Little Tennessee River. Repairs at Chilhowee Dam. (Feb. 2017) (Photo: WBIR) The drained reservoir has attracted spectators interested in a peek at the past.

2/22/2017 9:59:00 AM
Al.com
The company is fighting multiple lawsuits related to contamination of the Tennessee River with PFOA and PFOS, which it voluntarily phased out of production in 2002. However, the researchers say the safety of replacement compounds is largely unknown.

2/22/2017 8:12:00 AM
worldatlas.com
Carl Sandburg farm became a designated National Historic Site on October 17, 1968. The Wilson Dam extends over the Tennessee River and is located in Florence, Alabama. The dam encloses Wilson Lake and is one of the nine dams built on the Tennessee River ...

2/22/2017 1:21:00 AM
Mountain Press
In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic ...

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/21/2017 9:29:00 PM
News Channel 9
The waters of the Tennessee River have shaped the landscape of places and people of the Valley. Waterfalls are one of the treasures of the river's journey and create the tapestry of this majestic watershed. Somewhat of a hidden gem, North Alabama boasts a ...

2/21/2017 3:08:00 PM
The Daily Beacon
One such initiative was the River Studio, offered in the fall of 2016, where a group of 12 students took a tour down the Tennessee River to understand the river and the watershed. The students observed the landscape, how the river affected communities near ...

2/21/2017 3:05:00 PM
wbrc.com
Dodson made it a personal mission to return the Bama Belle to its former glory. Dodson, the riverboat's owner and operator, grew up along the Tennessee River in Decatur, Ala. Now he's happy people are once again able to enjoy trips on the Belle ...

2/21/2017 8:34:00 AM
Hotel News Resource
Guests of The Tennessean Hotel can enjoy the city's exciting and diverse arts, theater and culinary scene, shop in the boutiques of Market Square, take a cruise on the Tennessee River, visit the acclaimed Knoxville Zoo, and take in several historic sites ...

2/20/2017 9:07:00 PM
Daily Times
In the ensuing 30 years, settlers there opened a handful of sawmills along Cloyds Creek, began a ferry service across the Tennessee River, and established a post office. In 1834, the Tennessee Gazetteer newspaper reported that Unitia comprised about “one ...

2/20/2017 12:24:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The highlight of those activities was to go on a hike during the school year. The one I remember most was when 15 or 20 of us walked east near the banks of the Tennessee River to a spot where we roasted wieners. We tied strings around the tops of our Coca ...

2/19/2017 11:07:00 PM
ehotelier.com
Guests of The Tennessean Hotel can enjoy the city’s exciting and diverse arts, theater and culinary scene, shop in the boutiques of Market Square, take a cruise on the Tennessee River, visit the acclaimed Knoxville Zoo, and take in several historic sites ...

2/19/2017 10:49:00 PM
Times Daily
I've told them I'm not offended when they stop me from doing something I shouldn't do." Holt, across the Tennessee River in Florence, has similar observations. "For the most part, it is what I expected it would be," Holt said. "There were no big surprises.

2/18/2017 9:27:00 PM
Times Free Press
They settled into a haphazard encampment along the north shore of the Tennessee River that became known as Camp Contraband. (As property, the African-Americans were considered contraband under the Confiscation Act — thus the name contraband camps.)

2/17/2017 11:18:00 PM
Times Daily
FLORENCE — The empty Hillshire Farms processing plant has been sold to a new company. The plant, on South Seminary Street near the Tennessee River, employed 1,100 people before shutting down in 2014. The primary product was refrigerated sausage and biscuits.

2/17/2017 2:30:00 PM
Decatur Daily
“It may be a 25-year plan, but I think we can take this thing and follow the Tennessee River all the way across the top of the state, which I think would be the coolest thing in the world,” said Joe Campbell, a member of the Calhoun Community College ...

2/17/2017 12:23:00 PM
flylifemagazine.com
NOTE: Featured Image is Alabama crayfish Cambarus speleocoopi: This species is distributed in the Tennessee River drainage. It is found in small streams within caves in this region. For complete information on ADCNR’sposter offer, click here ...

2/17/2017 10:08:00 AM
Hotel Management
Guests of The Tennessean Hotel will have access to nearby attractions at the city’s arts, theater and culinary scene, shop in the boutiques of Market Square, cruises on the Tennessee River, visits to the Knoxville Zoo and multiple historic sites in the area.

2/17/2017 4:34:00 AM
USA Today
Situated on the banks of the Tennessee River, it provides kids and adults the chance to view sharks, reef fish, butterflies — and a variety of animal encounters. tnaqua.com Hunter Museum of Art With architecture that includes an early 1900s classic ...

2/16/2017 12:29:00 AM
Decatur Daily
The lawsuit filed by Gathings Law of Birmingham claims that 3M, its subsidiary Dyneon LLC, and Daikin America were negligent in allowing perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) to be released into the Tennessee River.

2/15/2017 10:09:00 PM
Insurance Journal
A federal judge in Alabama is refusing to dismiss an environmental group’s lawsuit over alleged chemical contamination in the Tennessee River. The Decatur Daily reports U.S. District Judge Abdul Kallon won’t throw out claims in a lawsuit filed by the ...

2/15/2017 6:00:00 PM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
The agency also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation. TVA receives no taxpayer funding ...

2/15/2017 1:56:00 PM
WHNT-TV
HILLSBORO, Ala. – The Hillsboro mayor and more than 100 residents of the town have filed a new water contamination lawsuit against three companies accused of releasing dangerous pollutants into the Tennessee River. The complaint names 3M Company ...

2/15/2017 1:01:00 PM
Al.com
A federal lawsuit against 3M and others over chemical pollution of the Tennessee River near Decatur will proceed, after a federal judge denied three motions to dismiss filed by defendants in the case. The lawsuit, filed by environmental group Tennessee ...

2/15/2017
tntoday.utk.edu
Collett leads the Governor’s Chair for Energy and Urbanism’s Tennessee River Studio, comprising landscape architecture and architecture students who are investigating 21st-century challenges facing the Tennessee River and its 40,000-square-mile watershed.

2/14/2017 6:56:00 PM
Tuscaloosa News
DECATUR — A federal judge in Alabama is refusing to dismiss an environmental group's lawsuit over alleged chemical contamination in the Tennessee River. The Decatur Daily reports U.S. District Judge Abdul Kallon won't throw out claims in a lawsuit filed ...

2/14/2017 2:16:00 PM
US News and World Report
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge in Alabama is refusing to dismiss an environmental group's lawsuit over alleged chemical contamination in the Tennessee River. The Decatur Daily (http://bit.ly/2knC10F ) reports U.S. District Judge Abdul Kallon won't ...

2/14/2017 1:13:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
Readers may remember back in 2015 Southern Fishing News was in the thick of the fight to defeat Alabama's Representative Lynn Greers' proposed bill to allow the use of gill nets in the state's confines of Tennessee River- namely Guntersville, Wheeler ...

2/13/2017 10:24:00 PM
Decatur Daily
A federal judge has rejected bids from 3M Co. and other defendants to dismiss an environmental group’s lawsuit alleging they knowingly discharged hazardous wastes into the Tennessee River and contaminated drinking water with dangerous chemicals.

2/13/2017 6:41:00 PM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
Henry County received more than $1 million in Tennessee River Resort Act funds for the 2015-16 fiscal year, the first time in several years that has happened. County Mayor Brent Greer told the county Budget Committee Monday that the county had typically ...

2/12/2017 10:31:00 PM
constitution.com
Hill in 1978, the Little Tennessee River was a freestone stream originating in the hills of Georgia and terminating at its confluence with the Big Tennessee River near Knoxville. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) intended to transform the river into a ...

2/12/2017 5:09:00 AM
Nooga
The trails are probably a bit less crowded during the winter, and on the High Voltage Trail, the lack of foliage allows views of the Tennessee River Gorge you wouldn’t have other times of the year. Much of the trail meanders along a relatively level area ...

2/11/2017 7:36:00 PM
WHNT-TV
The Tennessee Riverkeeper had filed the lawsuit back in 2016 against 3M, over the PFOA and PFOS contamination in the Tennessee River. “3M has always operated in compliance with its legal and regulatory obligations,” says William A. Brewer III ...

2/11/2017 10:17:00 AM
WAAY-TV
The three defendants filed motions to dismiss the case brought by Tennessee River Riverkeeper. The lawsuit was originally filed in June 2016 and stated that the defendants have discharged "hazardous and solid waste containing chemicals that do not break ...

2/10/2017 7:23:00 PM
Law 360
Law360, New York (February 10, 2017, 9:56 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal judge rejected 3M Co.'s bid Friday to duck an environmental group's lawsuit alleging one of its largest manufacturing plants has been discharging hazardous and solid waste containing ...

2/10/2017 10:49:00 AM
Al.com
Gary Whitley, the public and governmental affairs liaison at Huntsville Utilities, attributed the best-tasting water to "the well maintained source - The Tennessee River."

2/10/2017 9:43:00 AM
Nooga
Tickets can be purchased at The Gear Closet at 535 Cherokee Blvd. or online here. During the event, the Tennessee River Gorge Trust, the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway Alliance, the Tennessee Aquarium and several local water quality departments will ...





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