Hamilton County recognized for environmental outreach efforts

Hamilton County was awarded the 2015 Governor's Environmental Stewardship award for environmental education and outreach on Wednesday.

This award is one of 11 distributed by Gov. Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau and honors the voluntary actions made by communities to protect the environment with projects or initiatives not required by law.

“Today's award winners have demonstrated a commitment to our environment that will pay dividends for current Tennessee residents and generations to come,” Haslam said in a written statement.

Read the full article here.

Other Topics

As someone who moved around frequently in recent years, I've always chased a sense of community. This led me to relocate to Chattanooga in August of 2021. I wanted to integrate my life into the Scenic City, and the Chamber…

The effects of the global pandemic have placed a tight hold on an already strained workforce. In 2021, approximately 47.4 million workers left their positions in search of better opportunities. The same year closed with 4.6 million more job openings…

Nearly 15,000 people are released from Tennessee penitentiaries each year. Project Return is dedicated to helping the formerly incarcerated successfully transition back into communities and work. Founded in Nashville in 1979, Project Return expanded to Chattanooga in 2021. The nonprofit program provides the resources and services,…

Sign up for weekly updates.