Harriman

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Transportation; Sept. 5, 2012:  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $447,776 transportation enhancement grant to the city of Harriman for Phase I of the Riverfront Greenway Project. The greenway trail is part […]

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Press Release from Reps. Jimmy Matlock, R-Lenoir and Dennis Ferguson, D-Midtown, Sens. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, and Ken Yager, R-Harriman; April 1, 2010: (March 30, 2010, NASHVILLE) – Tennessee was one of two states chosen yesterday as winners for federal “Race for the Top” funds. Tennessee will receive approximately $500 million and Delaware $100 million […]

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Most members of the Swan Pond community have been lifelong residents. They certainly didn’t ask to be placed in the middle of the largest industrial spill in American history, says local activist Randy Ellis.

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State Of Tennessee Press Release, Dec. 22, 2009: Public Comments Accepted Through February 9, 2010 NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health’s (TDH) Environmental Epidemiology Program, under a cooperative agreement with the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), has completed a draft health assessment for Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Kingston coal ash […]

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That no one died or was seriously injured in TVA’s 2008 Kingston coal-ash disaster was, residents still say, almost as stunning to comprehend as the event itself. Had the calamity occurred during, say, the bustle of a summer afternoon rather than the dead of December night, the result could have been one of the darkest days in living Tennessee memory.

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