It’s hard to keep up with and prepare for the growing intensity and frequency of extreme storms. The #NCARS bill would enhance federal funding and resources while simplifying planning and application processes for local partners here in Tennessee.
The federal government provides resources to cities and states to prepare for extreme weather. #NCARS would create the first National Adaptation and Resilience Strategy to direct the response to disasters, identify resilience goals, and enhance funding and support for partners.
Let your Congressional representatives know that you support #NCARS and a federal resilience strategy to ensure there is support for our communities during natural disasters.
Application available here Clean Water Expected in East Tennessee, a group started by raft guides in response to pollution on the Pigeon River, is applying for a third year of funding to continue a stream monitoring project on the neighboring Nolichucky River. The grant was awarded in 2015 and 2016 by Patagonia, an outdoor gear and clothing company based in California. Clean Water Expected in East TN (CWEET), pronounced “sweet”, requested grant funding from Patagonia in 2014