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Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act

With your help, Tennessee can become the first state to ban mountaintop removal.

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Voting on the Tennessee Scenic Vistas Protection Act will begin this Wednesday (2/29) in the Senate Environment Committee. We expect this vote to be very close, so its all hands on deck!

Here is a list of the Senators who sit on the Environment Committee. Please call them today. Let them know you support the Scenic Vistas Protection Act, and want them to vote “YES.”

Step one

Call Members of Senate Environment Committee
Committee Officers:
Senator Steve Southerland, Chair – Phone (615) 741-3851
Senator Jack Johnson, Vice-Chair – Phone (615) 741-2495
Senator Jim Summerville, Secretary – Phone (615) 741-4499

Senator Mike Bell – Phone (615) 741-1946
Senator Mike Faulk – Phone (615) 741-2061
Senator Kerry Roberts – Phone (615) 741-1999
Senator Roy Herron – Phone (615) 741-4576
Senator Beverly Marrero – Phone (615) 741-9128
Senator Eric Stewart – Phone (615) 741-6694

In addition, if you have a moment please call Governor Haslam at 615-741-2001. He spoke out against mountaintop removal during the campaign. Ask him to put action to those words by showing the leadership to guide the Scenic Vistas bill through the legislature.

Learn more about the Scenic Vistas bill here. Together we can protect Tennessee’s mountains!

Be sure to fill out the feedback form below to let us know what the office said.

Step Two

Please tell us what each State Senator said.

Appalachian Voices  •  Coal River Mountain Watch  •   Heartwood  •  Keeper of the Mountains • Kentuckians for the Commonwealth 

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition  •   Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment • Sierra Club Environmental Justice

Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards  •   SouthWings  •  Stay Project  •   West Virginia Highlands Conservancy

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