tennessee environmental council http://wmot.org en Environmental Perspective on the 107th General Assembly http://wmot.org/post/environmental-perspective-107th-general-assembly <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; What does the recently completed 107<sup>th</sup> Tennessee General Assembly look like from an environmentalist&rsquo;s perspective? WMOT News continues to invite news makers from around the state to give us their take on this year&rsquo;s legislative session.</p><p>John McFadden is the Director of the Tennessee Environmental Council. McFadden couldn&rsquo;t site the advancement of any environmental issues during the Assembly, but instead measured success thsi year&nbsp;in the defeat of at least two bills.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 16:13:54 +0000 Mike Osborne 11305 at http://wmot.org Enviro. Group to Plant 3000 Trees In Murf. http://wmot.org/post/enviro-group-plant-3000-trees-murf <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Tennessee Environmental Council is looking for volunteers to join them in planting 3000 trees this weekend in Murfreesboro.</p><p>The effort is part of a larger campaign to plant 1 million trees in Tennessee.</p><p>Council Executive Director John McFadden notes that trees can improve property values, cut down on soil erosion, and even reduce instances of some illnesses.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 19:10:57 +0000 Mike Osborne 6844 at http://wmot.org Enviro. Group to Plant 3000 Trees In Murf.