Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment moving office to Knox, Knoxville News Sentinel, 02/01/11, click for the PDF

SOCM Moves to Knoxville
, Humphrey on the Hill, 01/31/11, click for the PDF

Public upset about lack of information at 127 S. meeting
, Crossville Chronicle, 01/25/11, click for the PDF

30 Years of Peace Development, Peace Development Fund, 12/30/10, click for the PDF

Creating change: Community organizers talk about past successes, failures,
Maryville Daily Times, 12/02/10, click for the PDF

Editorial: Proposed mining ban should move forward,
Knoxville News Sentinel, 12/02/10, click for the PDF

Panel to discuss 'Leadership for Social Change,'
Maryville Daily Times, 11/28/10, click for the PDF

US senator applauds fed review of Tenn. ridgelines
, Bloomberg Businessweek, 11/24/10, click for the PDF

Citizen groups seek to intervene in WVDEP’s lawsuit against EPA
, West Virginia Gazette, 11/16/10, click for the PDF

Coal industry contributions favor Haslam, Chattanooga Times Free Press, 10/31/10, click for the PDF

Next TN governor holds key to mining debate
, Tennessean, WBIR Knoxville, 10/25/10, click for the PDF

EPA wants judge to deny surface mining injunction, West Virginia Record, 10/25/10, click for the PDF

Shelbyville public meeting to take aim at immigration law
, Tennessean, 10/21/10, click for the PDF

Environmental groups come to EPA's defense,, 10/15/10, click for the PD

Environmental Enforcement Roundup, Environmental Leader, 10/15/10, click for the PDF

Environmentalists Join Mountaintop Fray,
New York Times, 10/14/10, click for the PDF

Six Appalachian groups support EPA's Clean Water Act guidance,
Herald Dispatch, 10/14/10, click for the PDF

Citizens seek to join suit over EPA mining rules,
Charleston Gazette, 10/14/10, click for the PDF

Census counts as Jackson victory,
Jackson Sun, 09/22/10, click for the PDF

SOCM, organizations pose environmental questions to Tenn. Gubernatorial candidates, Tennessean, 09/08/10, click for the PDF

Lawsuit settled over discharges from East Tennessee mine, Knoxville, TN, 09/07/10, click for the PDF

Residents weigh in on coal ash issue,
Knoxville News Sentinel, 09/03/10, click for the PDF

SOCM's Cathie Bird discusses the people's hearing for coal ash regulation,
WUOT 91.9 fm, click to listen to a podcast

Hearing provides outlet for coal ash spill victims
, Tennessean, 08/30/10, click for the PDF

Group to hold hearing on rules for coal ash,
Knoxville News Sentinel, 08/27/10, click for the PDF

Editorial: EPA erred by not holding hearings in TVA's area, Knoxville News Sentinel, 08/27/10, click for the PDF

Group discusses coal mining’s impact
, Knoxville News Sentinel, 06/24/10, click for the PDF

Groups dispute coal mining benefits, Knoxville News Sentinel, 06/23/10, click for the PDF

Coal gets jabbed
, Tennessean, 06/22/10, click for the PDF

Report: Coal Mining Costs State Money, News Channel 5 Nashville, Tenn., 06/22/10, click for the PDF

Study Says Coal Industry Takes More Than It Gives, Nashville Scene, 06/22/10, click for the PDF

Festival's Upside: 'Planet Roo' Commits to Green Innovation, The Tullahoma News, 06/17/10, click for the PDF

East Jackson redevelopment finally getting off ground
, The Jackson Sun, 06/10/10, click for the PDF

EPA to hold 79 mountaintop removal permits for further review, Grist, JW Randolph (Via Appalachian Voices), 09/11/10, click for the PDF

SOCM will benefit from a Getty Images Grant for Good, Getty Images, 03/19/10, click for the PDF

Pellissippi State?s Division Street Campus hosts environmental speaker, Blount Today, 03/01/10, click for the PDF

TVA spill: 2 more groups seek tougher coal regulations
, Knox News-Sentinel, Morgan Simmons, 1/8/09, click for the PDF

Obama invited to TVA spill site, Knox News-Sentinel, Scott Barker, 1/7/09, click for the PDF

SOCM Bedford County Chapter hosts Community Unity Night, Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Brian Mosely, 10/30/08, click for the PDF

SOCM protests Carbon Capture & Storage outside TVA, Knox News-Sentinel, Lariss Brass, 5/05/08 & 5/06/08, click for the PDF

SOCM members testify to stop Zeb Mountain mining permit renewal, Knox News-Sentinel, JJ Stambaugh, 5/14/08, click for the PDF (includes video) 

Hundreds oppose mining changes: Public hearing draws more people than auditorium holds, Knox News-Sentinel, Brad Williams, 10/25/07, click for the PDF



Spill at Tennessee’s Coal Plant Creates Environmental Disaster, Democracy NOW!, Ann League (SOCM member, former VP, current Organizer) featured, 12/24/08 (Beginning: 11:23):


Debate heats up over strip-mined coal in East Tennessee, WATE Channel 6 News, Ann Kiel, 3-part series, 5/15/08: 


Family unhappy with increased strip-mining (Zeb Mountain), WATE Channel 6 News, 5/15/08:


Walden’s Ridge & Eagan, TN: Two of America’s Most Endangered Mountains, Appalachian Voices, featuring SOCM members Wanda Hodge & Carol Judy:
Walden’s Ridge:
Eagan, TN: