The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) has announced the recipients of the Pre-Arrest Diversion Infrastructure Grants. “The research indicates people with mental illnesses tend to stay in jail longer and when released, face a higher recidivism rate,” said TDMHSAS Commissioner Marie Williams.
Oakridge’s Department of Energy East Tennessee Technology Park Recognized for Saving Resources and Taxpayer...
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of the Department of Energy’s East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, TN for taking steps to improve efficiency, save resources and reduce costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says the Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes good news for all of East Tennessee – and everyone who benefits from river traffic passing through the Chickamauga Lock in Chattanoog
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced today the City of Cleveland as the latest participant in the Tennessee Qualifying Local Program (QLP). The program aims to eliminate the duplicative efforts at the state and local level in the stormwater permitting process
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today lifted a water contact advisory for the North Fork Holston River in Hawkins and Sullivan Counties that went into effect on April 28. A sewer line break in Weber City, Virginia was repaired on Friday and no sewage is entering the river from that location any longer
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Giles, Pickett and Rutherford Counties on Saturday, Nov. 5. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 322,000 households have properly disposed of more than 21 million pounds of material.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urges Tennesseans to be mindful in the kitchen as fire data shows cooking to be the leading known cause of reported home fires, civilian injuries, and property loss in Tennessee for the fifth consecutive year.
Commissioner Gonzales Announces Non-Depository Financial Institution Annual Supervision Fee For Fiscal Year 2016-2017
Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 45-1-118(i), Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today the annual supervision fee for non-depository financial institutions in fiscal year 2016-2017, effective October 14, 2016. The fee is $1,025.00 for mortgage licensees and flexible credit licensees, and $625.00 for all other licensees and registrants, except mortgage loan originators, w
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after the conclusion of oral arguments in West Virginia v. EPA, the court challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan
A real estate investor has been charged in a 14-count indictment that alleges he defrauded three banks and a mortgage lending business. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the indictment today