Tennessee Senators Introduce Wilderness Legislation


Tennessee Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker introduced legislation yesterday to protect 20,000 acres of public land in Tennessee's Cherokee National Forest.The Conservation Alliance has twice supported the Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition's Tennessee Wild Campaign, which is organizing local support for the protections. The legislation faces challenges in a gridlocked Congress, but it is encouraging to see a conservatino measure introduced by two Republican senators.

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