2018 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award Winners Announced - Articles

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Posted by: Jarod Word on May 29, 2018
Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Shari Meghreblian announced the winners of the 2018 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards last Wednesday, according to a press release on TDEC’s website. The program recognizes projects and initiatives, not required by law or regulation, that improve or protect the environment and natural resources, covering nine categories: Building Green; Clean Air; Energy and Renewable Resources; Environmental Education and Outreach; Environmental Education and Outreach (schools); Land Use; Materials Management; Natural Heritage and Sustainable Performance. Six additional entities will be announced at an awards ceremony, to be held in Franklin on July 9. Award recipients are listed below.
  • Bells Bend Conservation Corridor, Davidson, Land Use
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Davidson, Materials Management
  • Hytch, Davidson, Clean Air
  • Whites Creek High School, Davidson, Environmental Education and Outreach (schools)
  • Knoxville Partnerships for Low-Income Weatherization, Knox, Environmental Education and Outreach
  • General Motors of Spring Hill, Maury, Sustainable Performance
  • Montgomery County Energy Upgrades, Montgomery, Energy and Renewable Resources
  • Window Cliffs State Natural Area, Putnam, Natural Heritage
  • Crosstown Concourse, Shelby, Building Green