TDEC

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation; Sept. 7, 2012:  NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is joining the Tennessee Department of Health to encourage Tennesseans and private water well owners in the state to observe Protect Your Groundwater Day on September 11. Sponsored by the National Ground Water […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation; June 6, 2012: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced that two communities, one water authority, and one water/wastewater authority have been approved to receive a total of $25.5 million in low-interest loans for water […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation; April 24, 2012: NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today a new pilot program designed to build efficiencies in how construction stormwater permits are issued, while satisfying the permit requirements at both the state and local levels and improving overall water […]

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Press Release from Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation; March 15, 2012: NASHVILLE – The Department of Environment and Conservation has extended the nomination deadline for the Governor’s 2012 Environmental Stewardship Awards, which recognize Tennesseans who go above and beyond to protect the state’s diverse environment.  The deadline for nominations has been extended to April […]

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Press Release from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation; April 5, 2011: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau will join representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and special guests on Thursday, April 7 at 1 p.m., to celebrate the receipt of a $4.5 million HUD […]

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Press Release from Gov. Bill Haslam, Jan. 14, 2011: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Haslam today named Robert “Bob” Martineau Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC). Martineau is a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, PLLC, practicing in the area of environmental and regulatory law, and he has extensive experience […]

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They say they’re concerned about increasingly oppressive regulations at all levels of government. And, in the cases of TDOT and TDEC, they worry the state seems more interested in taking policy cues from the feds than in developing programs and protections that seek to balance the legitimate interests of all Tennesseans.

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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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