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Department of Environment & Conservation Press Releases

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

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Clinton

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

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

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Loretto

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $412,981 parks and recreation grant for the City of Loretto for renovation of the Loretto Community Center. 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 Grant for Elizabethton

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $500,000 parks and recreation grant for the City of Elizabethton for enhancements at Covered Bridge 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 Grand Junction

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $116,000 recreation trails grant for the City of Grand Junction. The grant is part of $1,892,642 in grants in Tennessee from the federally funded, state administered …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Goodlettsville

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $350,000 parks and recreation grant for the City of Goodlettsville for a playground at Peay Park. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Halls

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $280,000 parks and recreation grant for the City of Halls for energy-efficient lighting. 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 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for Virgin Falls State Natural Area

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $500,000 grant for land acquisition for the Virgin Falls State Natural Area. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from the Local Parks …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of White Pine

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $139,437.50 parks and recreation grant for the City of White Pine for lighting, access, and renovations at a multi-purpose field. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for Union County

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $499,378 parks and recreation grant for Union County for the Town of Luttrell clearing land and making upgrades for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for Trousdale County

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $94,152 parks and recreation grant for Trousdale County to make improvements that are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Trey Park Complex in …

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  • Published on June 9, 2021 - 19:01 GMT

    TDEC Announces Recreation Grant for City of Spring Hill

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $321,114 parks and recreation grant for the City of Spring Hill for improvements at two parks. The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state …

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  • Published on June 7, 2021 - 16:53 GMT

    Tennessee State Parks Named Finalist for National Gold Medal Award

    Tennessee State Parks is a finalist for the 2021 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, according to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and …

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  • Published on June 1, 2021 - 22:30 GMT

    Lee, TDEC Officials Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Statehood Day

    Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers celebrated the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Statehood Day today. “We are excited to celebrate one of …

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  • Published on May 28, 2021 - 20:17 GMT

    Lee, TDEC Announce $1.4 million Loan for Selmer Water Improvements

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers today announced a $1,445,000 loan for the Town of Selmer to improve water infrastructure. “This low-interest loan is an excellent way to …

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  • Published on May 25, 2021 - 21:12 GMT

    3 Tennessee State Parks Restaurants Serving Memorial Day Specials

    Restaurants at three Tennessee State Parks – Montgomery Bell in Dickson County, Pickwick Landing in Hardin County, and David Crockett in Lawrence County – plan special meals for Memorial Day. The meals are just part of Memorial Day weekend activities at …

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  • Published on May 19, 2021 - 13:38 GMT

    TDEC Announces Grants for Medium, Large Trucks Under Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced that 26 entities will receive $9,724,683.74 in total grant funding to replace class 4-7 local freight trucks (medium trucks) and class 8 local freight trucks (large trucks) …

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  • Published on May 5, 2021 - 13:54 GMT

    Gov. Lee & Gov. Dunn Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Tennessee State Natural Areas

    Today, Gov. Bill Lee and former Gov. Winfield Dunn marked the 50th anniversary of legislation creating the Tennessee State Natural Areas, a bill with bipartisan support Dunn signed on May 4, 1971. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation ( …

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  • Published on April 28, 2021 - 16:06 GMT

    State Park Presents Exhibit on Norris Dam, With TVA Photography

    The Lenoir Museum will present a month-long exhibit starting May 1 on the roughly 2,900 East Tennessee families displaced by the Norris Dam project. The exhibit is the result of a partnership between the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Norris Dam …

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  • Published on April 21, 2021 - 15:49 GMT

    TDEC Honors 10 State Parks for Best Performance in 'Go Green' Program

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized 10 of the 56 Tennessee State Parks with platinum level status for their performance in environmental sustainability in the state’s Go Green With Us program. The honors come …

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  • Published on April 20, 2021 - 21:42 GMT

    Tennesseans Encouraged To Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSA) ask Tennesseans to take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Take Back Day for prescription drugs …

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