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Department of Environment & Conservation Press Releases

292 Press Releases
  • Published on July 28, 2021 - 16:46 GMT

    Lee, TDEC Announce $70,000 in Loans for Alexandria Water Improvements

    Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced two loans totaling $70,000 for the Town of Alexandria to improve water infrastructure. The loans are among eight approved by the …

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  • Published on July 28, 2021 - 16:46 GMT

    Lee, TDEC Announce $580,000 Loan for Waverly Water Improvements

    Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $580,000 loan for the City of Waverly to improve water infrastructure. The loan is one of eight approved by the Tennessee …

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  • Published on July 28, 2021 - 16:46 GMT

    Lee, TDEC Announce $605,000 in Loans for Carthage Water Improvements

    Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced two loans totaling $605,000 for the Town of Carthage to improve water infrastructure. The loans are among eight approved by the …

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  • Published on July 22, 2021 - 17:11 GMT

    TDEC Welcomes Smith+Nephew of Memphis Into Green Star Partnership

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today welcomed Smith+Nephew, a Memphis, Tennessee-based producer of medical devices, including orthopedic implants and trauma surgical instruments, into the Tennessee Green Star Partnership. …

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  • Published on July 21, 2021 - 14:22 GMT

    State Parks, Rivian Partner on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian Waypoint EV charging stations at Tennessee State Parks. The …

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  • Published on July 16, 2021 - 16:14 GMT

    Tennessee State Parks Formally Welcome 3 in Meet the Manager Events

    Tennessee State Parks officials this week formally welcomed three new park managers into their roles with a series of Meet the Manager events. All three managers were appointed prior to 2021, but COVID-19 restrictions delayed formal receptions for them. …

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  • Published on July 8, 2021 - 17:32 GMT

    2021 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award Winners Announced

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers today announced the winners of the 2021 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards. The winners will be formally recognized for their …

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  • Published on June 30, 2021 - 14:10 GMT

    Cumberland Mountain State Park Unveils Restored Historic Cabins

    Tennessee State Parks officials Monday rededicated newly renovated cabins built during the Great Depression at Cumberland Mountain State Park. “Today’s event is another example of these exciting times for our parks,” David Salyers, commissioner of the …

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  • Published on June 28, 2021 - 17:03 GMT

    Tennessee State Parks Invite Stories From Visitors

    Tennessee State Parks will celebrate Park and Recreation Month in July by inviting visitors to share their park experiences online. The project is part of a variety of events tied to the month-long initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association …

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  • Published on June 23, 2021 - 14:53 GMT

    TDEC Welcomes Eaton Into Green Star Partnership

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today welcomed the Cleveland plant of Eaton, a company that provides energy-efficient products and services, into the Tennessee Green Star Partnership. The Tennessee Green Star Partnership is …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:55 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of LaVergne

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $161,501 parks and recreation grant for the City of LaVergne for a new neighborhood park. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from the …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:55 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Lafollette

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $250,000 parks and recreation grant for the City of LaFollette to develop an amphitheater. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:55 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Trails Grant for West Tennessee River Basin Authority

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $400,000 recreation trails grant for the West Tennessee River Basin Authority for a trailhead and other facilities at Middle Fork Bottoms in Jackson. The grant is part of $1, …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:55 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of White House

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $500,000 parks and recreation grant for the City of White House for expansion of a soccer complex. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:55 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for Town of Collierville

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $500,000 parks and recreation grant for the Town of Collierville for various projects. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from the …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:55 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Cleveland

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $500,000 parks and recreation grant for the City of Cleveland for developing a new park. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from the …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:54 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Kenton

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $95,915 parks and recreation grant for the City of Kenton for a new Little League ball field and renovating an existing one. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:54 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for Town of Huntsville

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $342,500 parks and recreation grant for the Town of Huntsville to develop property adjacent to City Park. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:54 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Trails Grant for Henry Horton State Park

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $384,422 recreation trails grant for Henry Horton State Park for a greenway trail. The grant is part of $1,892,642 in grants in Tennessee from the federally funded, state …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 21:54 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Ardmore

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $37,500 parks and recreation grant for the City of Ardmore for improvements at the Ardmore City Park. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the …

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