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More Than $15.1 Million in Water and Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded in Tennessee

 

Low-Interest Loans Help Fund Infrastructure Improvements

Tennessee Department of Environment and ConservationNashville, TN -  Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau on Wednesday announced that five communities, two utility districts and two water/wastewater authorities have been approved to receive more than $15.1 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.

“I am pleased to see local governments using this important program to help address critical drinking water and wastewater needs, making infrastructure improvements that will benefit the health of these communities and foster economic growth,” Haslam said. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legislation would save the County Clerks’ Office and Tennessee Department of Revenue time and money will be heard on the House Floor Monday, March 3rd

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation agrees to signs for Port Royal State Park

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) is the sponsor of House Bill 2296 (Senate Bill 2402).

This bill will allow the County Clerk’s office to remit monthly payments to the Department of Revenue for titles issued by these offices instead of daily remittances, cleared two hurdles this week and is scheduled to be heard on the House Floor on Monday, March 3rd.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan launches Campaign to encourage Safe Storage and Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announces the launch of a public education campaign to encourage the safe storage and proper disposal of prescription medications.

The campaign, which is part of a national awareness initiative called Safeguard My Meds, will involve a concerted effort by law enforcement officials, medical professionals and citizens of Clarksville to reduce the abuse of prescription medications.

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

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TBI arrests Two for Forging Documentation for Verification to Comply with Environmental Regulations in Robertson County

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested two former employees of a division of Hollingsworth Oil Company in Robertston County for forgery after they were indicted by the Robertston County grand jury last week.

Scott Hawkersmith, 58, of Goodlettsville, TN was arrested at his place of employment, Petro Pro, in White House, TN this morning. He was indicted on 23 counts of forgery and one count of criminal conspiracy to commit forgery.

(L) Scott Hawkersmith and (R) Dave Vick.

(L) Scott Hawkersmith and (R) Dave Vick.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Reminds Tennesseans to Store Residential Hazardous Materials Safely

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Hazardous materials are not reserved for chemical factories; households across Tennessee are full of these items.

Automotive fluids, barbecue products, household cleaners, oil-based paint, paint thinners, and medical equipment such as oxygen tanks can all be considered hazardous materials.

These materials can pose serious fire, health or environmental risks to residents. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Campbell Crossing Utility Team Recognized for Education and Innovation

 

Fort Campbell's Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – The Utility team at Campbell Crossing, Lend Lease’s privatized family housing community on Fort Campbell, was recognized with two awards at a recent Utilities Manager Conference.

The Excellence in Education Award went to Kyle Chandler, Residential Billing Coordinator at Campbell Crossing. Kyle has exemplified what it is to go above and beyond in pursuing ways to educate Residents. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Health says its the Season to do Yard and Farm Work Safely

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Farmers and recreational gardeners will use a variety of tools, equipment and chemicals in the coming weeks to encourage that perfect crop, field or lawn.

The Tennessee Department of Health and the Department of Environment and Conservation are reminding professionals and amateurs alike to think about health and safety as outdoor work calls.

Everyone needs to think about how to protect yourself when working outdoors.

Everyone needs to think about how to protect yourself when working outdoors.

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Clarksville City Updates for February 27th, 2013

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Beyond the usual council reports I write, I usually try to provide information on other happenings in our city. It has been a while since I have done this so I want to catch you up on what is going on.

Topics include: Clarksville Fire Rescue, Clarksville Police Department, Building and Codes Department, East West Corridor and more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Natural Areas Program Offers Two Mid-Winter Hikes in Middle Tennessee on January 26th

 

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Natural Areas will host two guided day hikes at Middle Tennessee natural areas on Saturday, January 26th, including excursions to Short Springs State Natural Area in Coffee County and Virgin Falls State Natural Area in White County.

On the Short Springs hike, hikers will pass beautiful waterfalls on scenic trails. Virgin Falls has one of Tennessee’s best-loved hiking trails. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation launches Tennessee State Parks Recreation “Finder” Portal

 

New External-Facing GIS Application Offers Unique Mapping Components and Interactive Design

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today the launch of its new Geographic Information System (GIS)-based site that provides up-to-date interactive maps and information about recreational opportunities at Tennessee State Parks and natural areas.

Plans also are under way to incorporate GIS information about state historical and archaeological sites in the future. «Read the rest of this article»

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