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Harpeth Conservancy joins community to Protect the Piney River

Harpeth Conservancy, along with legal and engineering experts working for Friends of the Piney, reviewed PSC’s materials submitted to the Commission the week prior. Our overarching assessment—based on decades of working with local, state, and federal agencies’ permitting requirements to protect public health and waterways—was that PSC provided insufficient details to county decisionmakers about how the development will address severe flooding and flood safety, sewage treatment, and drinking water.

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Holiday Gift for Lick Creek

In a significant win for clean water advocates, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) made a crucial decision over the holidays to deny the Water Authority of Dickson County’s permit request for a new sewage treatment plant on Lick Creek in Hickman County. This decision comes after concerted efforts by the Friends of

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Why Riparian Habitats?

Community River Restoration: Why Riparian Habitats? During the winter season, our river restoration projects focus on two activities that improve water quality and habitats for biodiversity: invasive plant removal and native tree planting. Too often, riparian habitats (land along the edges of rivers, streams, lakes, and other water bodies; also known as riparian zones, buffers,

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