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PNS Daily Newscast - November 17, 2017 


The Keystone oil pipeline spills big time in South Dakota; a look at the GOP tax plan and it’s impact on the most vulnerable Americans; and renewed hope for Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters national monument.

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Public News Service - TN: Waste Reduction/Recycling

PHOTO: Some simple changes in packing a school lunch can prevent tons of trash from ending up in Tennessee landfills. Photo credit: www.anotherlunch.com/Flickr.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Students across the state returning to school this month, forming friendships and making the team, but also generating a massive amount of trash. Over the next school year it's estimated the average student lunch will generate more than 60 pounds of garbage, says Leslie Holsapple,

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With spring officially arriving later this week, many folks across Tennessee are in the mood to do some cleaning. With a few simple tips, the process need not be so daunting. For most people, it's not realistic to maintain a home in perfect order each day, professional organizer

PHOTO: The Tennessee Wilderness Act would protect 20,000 acres in the Cherokee National Forest and create the state's first new wilderness area since 1986. CREDIT: Aaron Headley

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This coming Monday will mark the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, and a number of events are planned across Tennessee in the days ahead. Among those who will be out and about for some of the festivities is Caara Fritz, a volunteer for Tennessee Wild. "Really, for me, it's j

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Recent surveys have found more than 80 percent of Tennesseans say they're ready for a five-cent deposit on beverage containers. Proponents say the Tennessee Beverage Container Recycling Act would create "green" jobs, boost tourism and reduce the amount of trash piling up in lan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Baby boomers, Generation X, and now it's Generation E, where the "E" ties into ecology, clean energy economics and social equity. It's the term used in a new report to describe the leaders of the sustainability movement on college campuses, and thousands of projects at 160 campuse

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