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Primacy is too expensive for state

The pesky bill (SB 742) that gives the state of Tennessee responsibility for permitting and enforcing coal mining will be heard tomorrow (Wednesday, March 31) by the Senate 2021 Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. These responsibilities, ever...

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Why We Oppose the Proposed Oak Ridge Motor Complex

Why We Oppose the Proposed Oak Ridge Motor Complex

https://youtu.be/u6wCARcZYow On Feb 4, 2021, leaders of AFORR, Advocates for the Oak Ridge Reservation, gave a comprehensive assessment of the Horizon Center, the BORCE, the natural areas within the Horizon Center, and the impact of a racetrack to the area. The event...

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A Message from AFORR on the proposed Motorsports complex

Virginia Dale and Ellen Smith A real estate developer wants to build a motorsports complex in an Oak Ridge industrial park. The site has significant ecological and recreational value. The US Department of Energy (DOE) transferred the Horizon Center land for industrial...

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Opposes motorsports proposal too

Below is a reprinted letter to the editor by Anne Child published online by The Oak Ridger on Nov. 20, 2020. To the Editor: David Wilson, chair of the Industrial Development Board (IDB), wrote a guest column to update us on the Motorsports Park project proposed for...

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Plea to TCWP Members Regarding the Motorsports Park Proposal

Plea to TCWP Members Regarding the Motorsports Park Proposal

The Department of Energy has released an Addendum to the Environmental Assessment (EA) at the Horizon Center (HC). The addendum details a proposal favored by the Oak Ridge Industrial Development Board (IDB) that would remove or modify protection for natural area...

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TVA request for a landfill at Bull Run Public Hearing

TVA request for a landfill at Bull Run Public Hearing

On Tuesday, February 18th at 4:00 p.m., the Anderson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding a request by TVA to construct a new sixty (60) acre landfill on the TVA owned Bull Run Fossil Fuel Plant site located at 1265 Edgemoor Road,...

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