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Nearly 45,000 Clean Energy Workers in Tennessee

Employment in Tenn.’s clean energy sector grew 6 percent over past 12 months; policies like federal Clean Power Plan could lead to more jobs; energy efficiency is top industry

About 45,000 Tennesseans work at 2,600 employers operating in the energy efficiency, renewable energy, clean transportation, and greenhouse gas management and accounting sectors, according to a new clean energy jobs census released by the national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).

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Dudley Is Coming Home to The Gentle Barn - Tennessee!

Dudley Is Coming Home to The Gentle Barn - Tennessee! The Gentle Barn Opens New Location in Knoxville

Dudley, the young steer who lost his foot due to an accident, was saved from certain slaughter by celebrated animal sanctuary, The Gentle Barn. After receiving an emergency amputation surgery, and rigorous physical therapy, Dudley is ready to live a long healthy life helping people at the new Gentle Barn in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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West High Students Partner with UT on Environmental Study

 

West High Students Partner with UT on Environmental StudyA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study on how trees affect water runoff in urban areas is fully underway, thanks in part to students at West High School in Knoxville. 
 
The concept—Storm Water Goes Green: Investigating the Benefit and Health of Urban Trees in Green Infrastructure Installations—was initiated with $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forestry Service.

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Green Mountain Technology Selected as a "Cool Vendor" By Gartner

Leading Analyst Firm Selects Innovative Companies in Supply Chain Services

Green Mountain Technology (formerly known as Green Mountain Consulting), a leading provider of Parcel Spend Management solutions, has been included in Gartner's new list of "Cool Vendors." Green Mountain Technology (GMT) has been selected alongside four other companies in Gartner's "Cool Vendor in Supply Chain Services, 2015" report. Companies chosen for this report are determined solely by Gartner's analyst team. Gartner analysts look for innovative, impactful and intriguing companies for the Cool Vendor Reports.

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USDA Awards Grants to Help Rural Communities Create Jobs and Strengthen Economic Development Capacity

Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced the selection of 31 community-based organizations in 17 states and the District of Columbia for grants to help small rural communities create jobs and boost economic development. The grants are being made available through USDA Rural Development's Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program.

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