Environment & Conservation

More Than $20.6 Million in Water and Wastewater Construction Loans Awarded

Monday, March 02, 2015 | 10:12 am

Low-Interest Loans Help Fund Infrastructure Improvements


NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced that seven communities and one utility district have been approved to receive more than $20.6 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.

Reelfoot Lake State Park to Host Eagle Tours

Monday, January 05, 2015 | 09:40 am

Tours Available Seven Days a Week Through End of February

Tiptonville, Tenn. –Reelfoot Lake State Park invites visitors to attend the annual eagle bus tours to observe bald eagles and waterfowl. Tours are conducted seven days a week through the end of February.

TDEC Promotes Sustainable Holiday Decorating

Friday, December 12, 2014 | 09:10 am

Sustainable decorations can reduce environmental impact during the holiday season

NASHVILLE – The holiday season can be a time for increased waste and consumption of natural materials, and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is promoting sustainable decorating tips to help reduce the season’s environmental impact.