Smoky Mountain Conflict

Road to Nowhere, Revisited

A Smoky Mountain conflict without villains, except the federal government

by John J. Sugg

Another Look at an Old Problem

So, is there common ground between the “roaders” and the environmentalists? Ummm, no. But there may be a final chapter in the dispute. The Interior Department is currently conducting an environmental review of the likely impact of a road. Monteith called the study “any ploy to stop the road.” Based on the findings, one of three likely alternatives will be pursued:

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