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, LegalNewsline.com, 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,
WATE.com 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
http://www.wbir.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=58044&catid=2 (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

 

VIDEO LINKS:

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):
http://www.democracynow.org/2008/12/24/spill_at_tennessee_coal_plant_creates

 

Debate heats up over strip-mined coal in East Tennessee, WATE Channel 6 News, Ann Kiel, 3-part series, 5/15/08:
http://www.wate.com/global/story.asp?s=8329931&ClientType=Printable 

 

Family unhappy with increased strip-mining (Zeb Mountain), WATE Channel 6 News, 5/15/08:
http://www.wate.com/global/Story.asp?s=8330128
http://www.wate.com/global/Story.asp?s=8332066

 

Walden’s Ridge & Eagan, TN: Two of America’s Most Endangered Mountains, Appalachian Voices, featuring SOCM members Wanda Hodge & Carol Judy:
Walden’s Ridge:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNIELSdQ3SU&feature=player_embedded
Eagan, TN:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUBObYnPvxE&feature=player_embedded