Green

What: A recreational vehicle dealer in Hixson has begun selling “green” Ever-Lite travel trailers and fifth wheels, which officials say are lighter and have less of an impact on the environment during the manufacturing process than comparable “nongreen” trailers.

Before the city’s Brownfield Job Training program, Dee Craig made $7.25 an hour stacking cardboard cutouts for a local poster company.

The Tennessee Valley Authority will spend more money to put more sunshine into its energy future.

  • July 14th, 2010  |
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As the bicycling coordinator for Outdoor Chattanooga, Philip Pugliese travels most days on his bike.

The Passenger Vessel Association recognized the Chattanooga Riverboat Co. for operating a vessel that conserves, protects and preserves the natural environment, according to general manager Joy Reinert.

Tennessee and Georgia are among 31 states in the eastern United States that will be required to significantly reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, both smog-making compounds.

Beyond the Volkswagen plant, where crews work like ants constructing the new $1 billion auto assembly plant, a group of hikers marches through the woods.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Bradley County is well on the way to completing its goal of weatherizing 158 homes in 18 months, an official said.

NASHVILLE — Walden, Lakesite and a handful of Southeast Tennessee communities will be receiving funds from $3.8 million in energy efficiency and conservation block grants awarded Thursday.

Southeast Tennessee counties will get some federal help in assessing the condition of dozens of potentially hazardous abandoned gas stations and other underground storage tanks.

  • June 30th, 2010  |
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DELANO, Tenn. -- Delano Community Farm Market offers locally grown produce, baked goods and more without all the preservatives, dyes and additives.

  • June 30th, 2010  |
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The newest energy invention from Silicon Valley could help power the economy of the Tennessee Valley if local officials are successful in their bid to bring production of the device to Chattanooga.

As part of an effort to reduce its impact on the environment, Blood Assurance is fueling one of its buses with a renewable biofuel made from chicken fat.

Alton Park includes nearly 4,700 people, but no grocery store.

The room was quiet and expectant as Carol Franklin, a Philadelphia landscape architect specializing in what she calls ecological planners and designers, drew red and green lines on a aerial photo map of the Golden Gateway section of Downtown Chattanooga.

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