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Environmental issues.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Burke's "A Way of Thinking" Broadcast Transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1245
Abstract

Transcriptions of Dr. Albert Burke's educational television show, "A Way of Thinking," broadcast from 1960-1962.

Dates: circa 1960-1962

Energy, Environment, and Resource Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0390
Abstract

This collection houses records produced by the University of Tennessee's Energy, Environment, and Resource Center in the 1970s.

Dates: 1973-1978; undated

Energy, Environment, and Resource Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0423
Abstract

This collection houses the records of the Energy, Environment, and Resource Center created between the 1930s and 1990. Of particular interest is the material documenting well-known environmentalist Benton MacKaye.

Dates: 1930s-1990

Milton Russell Addendum

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: MPA-0327-001
Abstract Papers, speeches, and other material from the three times Milton Russell was involved in government roles. The first involvement was in the 1960s, when Russell was involved with the Federal Power Commission. These materials relate to natural gas pricing, utility regulation, and pipeline pricing. The second group of papers come from Russell's appointment on the Council of Economic Advisors in the 1970s. He advised the White House on oil and natural gas industry at a time when there was a...
Dates: 1973-2002

Milton Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0327
Abstract

The papers of economist and energy and environment expert Milton Russell. The collection includes papers from Milton Russell's time as a scholar, professor, assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and as director for the Joint Institute for Energy and Environment, among other roles. Dates of materials in the collection range from the late 1950s to the mid 1990s.

Dates: 1958-1995

Oak Ridge Mercury Loss News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3797
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopied newspaper clippings from 1983 to 1986 detailing mercury loss into East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tennessee from the Y-12 plant. The clippings include documentation of public controversy and fear surrounding this revealed exposure by the Department of Energy in addition to the subsequent Congressional hearing and later efforts to clean up the environment contaminated by the mercury loss.

Dates: 1983 May 18-1986 December 11

Save Our Cumberland Mountains (SOCM) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3515
Abstract

This collection houses annual reports (1982-1986; 1983 missing), copies of the SOCM Sentinel (1983-1987), a brochure, and copies of two stories published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel (1986-1987) documenting the Tennessee activist group Save Our Cumberland Mountains (SOCM).

Dates: 1982-1987 May

Solar Homes Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0269
Abstract

This collection houses records documenting the University of Tennessee's Tennessee Energy Conservation in Housing (TECH) project. The program's goal was to develop solar-powered homes to combat the energy crisis of the mid 1970s.

Dates: 1976-1988

U.S. Environmental Data Service Meteorological Summary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0783
Abstract

Materials included are meteorological summary reports for Memphis, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, from 1911 to 1949.

Dates: 1911-1949

U.S. Environmental Data Service (Tennessee Section) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0784
Abstract

Materials included are reports on the drought of 1913 from the USDA and four volumes of Tennessee section records of the monthly mean temperature and monthly total precipitation from January 1, 1898 to December 31, 1930.

Dates: 1897-1930