Nov 14 2007
11:55 am

Well not totally... but at least they're moving in the right direction:

Outdoor Lighting Standards.

Outdoor lighting is important for night visibility, safety, and security.Outdoor lighting can, however, also invade privacy and cause nuisance if excessive glare and direct light trespasses on adjacent properties. These requirements ensure that new development minimizes the amount of light that may shine on abutting properties.

Dark Skies in Blount County

Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.