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Nissan Hits Half Million Mark in Contributions to Harpeth Conservancy

Nissan Supports Protection of Tennessee Rivers and Clean Water With $50,000 Grant to Harpeth Conservancy FRANKLIN, TENN. (September 10, 2017)—Nissan today announced a $50,000 grant to support the work of Harpeth Conservancy to protect rivers and clean water in Tennessee. With this grant, Nissan North America’s contributions to Harpeth Conservancy, formerly the Harpeth River Watershed…

NISSAN Renews $50,000 grant to HRWA for Conservation Leadership Efforts

Donation from Nissan North America supports expansion of program efforts to expand river system water quality monitoring program and develop model pollution reduction plan  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 13, 2016) – Today Nissan announced a $50,000 program grant to the Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) that supports the organization’s efforts on new pollution reduction plan and…

FEDERAL JUDGE APPROVES COURT-ENFORCEABLE SETTLEMENT OF HRWA LAWSUIT

Contact:  Dorie Bolze, Executive Director, 615-790-9767 or 615-479-0181, doriebolze@harpethriver.org           Jim Redwine, Director, Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program, 225-281-4089,                jimredwine@harpethriver.org FRANKLIN TO TAKE STEPS TO LIMIT POLLUTION FROM SEWER PLANT TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY IN THE STATE SCENIC HARPETH RIVER NASHVILLE, TN  (August 17, 2016)– The Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) announced…

Harpeth River Dam Removal in Tennessee Receives National Legacy Project Award

HARPETH RIVER DAM REMOVAL IN TENNESSEE RECEIVES NATIONAL LEGACY PROJECT RECOGNITION NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – This year, the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP) nominated Harpeth River Lowhead Dam Removal and Stream Restoration Project was recognized as one of the National Fish Habitat Partnership’s (NFHP) 10 “Waters to Watch” Legacy projects. The Harpeth River, one of the…

City of Franklin, HRWA Reach Settlement Agreement over Harpeth River Lawsuit

Franklin—May 10, 2016 The City of Franklin and the conservation organization, Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA), have resolved their differences regarding the City’s operation of its Water Reclamation Facility, ending a 2014 federal Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by HRWA in which HRWA has been represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). The parties…

The Harpeth River Watershed Association Adds a Senior Director with 30+ Years of Experience To Run Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program

Nashville, TN (March 14, 2016) – Jim Redwine has joined the Harpeth River Watershed Association in a new senior position as Director of the Water Quality Protection and Sustainability Program. Jim has over 30 years of experience as a corporate, executive, and environmental and bankruptcy attorney. Jim’s work includes the General Motors bankruptcy, where he was…

The Harpeth River Watershed Association Puts Citizenship and Service in Action

Volunteers to plant over 100 trees to stabilize an eroding river bank on the Little Harpeth River on MLK Day Nashville, TN (January 14, 2016) – The Harpeth River Watershed Association will led a dozen Middle Tennessee volunteers in the planting of over 100 trees into a stretch of eroding river bank on the Little Harpeth…