Buchanan, Tenn. – Paris Landing State Park’s marina boat launch ramp will be closed for repairs beginning on Monday, October 23, 2006. The ramp is expected to re-open by Friday, November 17.
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 | 7:00pm
RAMP WILL BE CLOSED FROM OCTOBER 23 - NOVEMBER 16
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 | 7:00pm
FIVE COMMUNITIES RECEIVE LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO MAKE INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS
Nashville, Tenn. – Governor Phil Bredesen has announced seven low-interest loans totaling more than $8.7 million have been awarded through the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Program to fund much-needed water and wastewater construction projects in five Tennessee communities. The Department of Environment and Conservation administers the Clean Water and Drinking Water SRF Loan Programs for the State of Tennessee.
Monday, October 16, 2006 | 7:00pm
PLANS INCLUDE PROJECTS IN EACH GRAND DIVISION OF TENNESSEE
Nashville – Governor Phil Bredesen today outlined his vision for the future of Tennessee’s state parks system, which includes creating a new Tennessee State Park, building a rustic lodge restoring existing facilities.
Thursday, October 12, 2006 | 7:00pm
STATE GOVERNMENT PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD RECOGNIZES SUCCESS IN WASTE REDUCTION
Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and the State Employee Recycling Program will receive a State Government Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) later this month.The State Employee Recycling Program, coordinated by TDEC’s Office of Environmental Assistance, has received a WasteWise Partner of the Year Award from EPA the past four years and continues to expand its waste prevention and recycling efforts. With nearly 50,000 state employees participating, eight new locations were added in 2006 to the more than 50 buildings already taking part in the program.“I appreciate EPA’s recognition of the commitment our state employees have made to being good stewards of the environment,” said Governor Phil Bredesen. “I hope employees in both the public and private sectors across Tennessee will continue to focus on waste reduction efforts and make a commitment to reduce, recycle and reuse to protect our natural resources for future generations.”
Wednesday, October 04, 2006 | 7:00pm
Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s mobile household hazardous waste (HHW) collection service will be in Cumberland and Madison Counties on Saturday, October 14, 2006.
Monday, October 02, 2006 | 7:00pm
PILOT PROGRAM SCRAPS PAPER RECORDKEEPING TO REDUCE WASTE AND IMPROVE EFFICIENCY
Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke announced today that Knox County will receive a $27,290 grant to operate a pilot program that will allow the county to keep track of waste tire records electronically. Currently, each county uses paper manifests to record the quantity of waste tires delivered for proper end-use.
Sunday, October 01, 2006 | 7:00pm
EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND FUN FOR SCHOOL GROUPS AND FAMILIES ALIKE
Nashville, Tenn. – The third annual Tennessee History Festival will be held at Bicentennial Mall State Park in Nashville on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14, providing educational activities and fun for school groups and families alike.
Fort Loudoun State Historic Area and the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum present The Great Island FestivalTuesday, August 29, 2006 | 7:00pm
September 9-10 Festival takes visitors back in time Vonore, Tenn. – Fort Loudoun State Historic Area and the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum are partnering for the annual Great Island Festival. The festival will feature concurrent events at both the state historic area and museum on September 9-10, 2006 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006 | 7:00pm
September 8-10 Festival celebrates traditional mountain life
Pikeville, Tenn. -
Fall Creek Falls State Park will host its 28 th annual Mountaineer Folk Festival on September 8, 9 and 10, 2006. The festival features old time music, pioneer skills demonstrations, crafts and great country cooking. All activities will be held in the park’s village area.
Sunday, August 27, 2006 | 7:00pm
Roan Mountain, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced today the completion of a mile-long stretch of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail through Hampton Creek Cove State Natural Area in Carter County.
Tuesday, August 22, 2006 | 7:00pm
Officials Celebrate Tennessee Pollution Prevention Partnership (TP3) AchievementRipley, Tenn. — Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke will participate in a recognition ceremony at the Marvin Windows & Doors facility Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. CST . The facility, located at 101 Marvin Road in Ripley, will be honored for achieving Performer Level status in the Tennessee Pollution Prevention Partnership (TP3) environmental leadership program.
Sunday, August 06, 2006 | 7:00pm
87 Local Parks and Recreation Grants, Recreation Trails Program Grants and Land and Water Conservation Fund Grants announced today
Nashville, Tenn. – Governor Phil Bredesen and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke today announced more than $11.3 million in parks and recreation grants will be awarded to recipients across Tennessee. The announcement includes approximately $8.7 million in Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) grants, more than $2 million in Recreation Trails Program (RTP) grants, and $480,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006 | 7:00pm
Facility will build configure-to-order desktops, notebooks, servers and storage arrays to meet growth needs of the company
Irvine, Calif. – Gateway, Inc. (NYSE: GTW) has selected Nashville, Tenn. as the site for a manufacturing facility that is scheduled to open by October 2006. First-year employment in the facility is expected to grow to more than 300 people with an annual payroll of about $8 million. The Nashville facility will allow the company to enhance its responsiveness to customer demands in the Business, Education, Government and Consumer market segments.