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Clean Water Protection
Legislative and Regulatory Policy
How Harpeth Conservancy is Working to Help Legislators and Regulators
Advocacy can take a number of forms. Our work on permitting is one of the things we are most involved in. Our work to reduce nutrient pollution on the Harpeth – and statewide — is one of our most important projects. Sometimes, sadly, when other parties won’t comply with the law, we have had to resort to litigation.
We have been actively working collaboratively with many organizations to protect clean and adequate supplies of drinking water.
On June 2, 2022, Harpeth Conservancy along with the TN Chapter of the Sierra Club (TNSC), and Brian Paddock (a Cookeville environmental lawyer) sent comments
On June 1, 2022, Harpeth Conservancy sent comments to the Nashville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers on the Center Hill Dam and
Excessive nutrient and microbial contamination of surface waters contribute to poor water quality that threatens environmental and human health. Nutrients drive increased occurrence and severity
BIG SUCCESS! Franklin Mayor and Aldermen Voted to Deny Brownland Farm Controversial Extensive Floodplain Development Proposal April 26
BIG SUCCESS: Franklin Mayor and Aldermen voted UNANIMOUSLY to DENY this Controversial Rezoning and Development Proposal Because of the Extensive Alteration of the Floodplain and