KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The amount of trash going into landfills could be cut by 10 percent if Tennessee industries burned more waste wood, a University of Tennessee waste reduction specialist said Friday. Tom Dolan of UT’s Center for Industrial Services made that estimate after surveying 81 of the 120 Tennessee companies that use wood-fired boilers.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No shortage of student housing is expected this fall at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the director of residence halls said Friday. Jim Grubb said about 20-30 freshmen men are waiting for rooms, but he said space should open up by the time classes begin Wednesday. “We’re required to hold everybody’s room reservation
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The blue mold fungus attacking Tennessee’s tobacco crop could cost growers millions of dollars in lost profits for the second straight year, a University of Tennessee specialist said Friday. “It’s too early to tell what the economic impact will be,” said Don Fowlkes of UT’s Agricultural Experiment Station. Blue mold cost Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– The executive committee of the University of Tennessee board of trustees will meet by conference phone call Aug. 21. Beauchamp Brogan, UT general counsel and board secretary, said the purpose of the 11 a.m. meeting will be to consider appointments of trustees to the board’s standing committees. The committee will also be asked