Author: Jake Peters Due to its unique combination of geologic and hydrologic features, Middle Tennessee has long been at an elevated risk for flooding. Traditionally,
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.
Southern Environmental Law Center’s (SELC), Harpeth Conservancy, and several other conservation organizations recently commented on draft guidance from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Harpeth Conservancy is thrilled that Dodd Galbreath, Harpeth Conservancy’s Advisory Council Chairman, was recently honored with the TN Department of Environment and Conservation’s 2020 Lifetime