TDEC Has a History of Mismanaging Taxpayer Money and Other Government Resources

  Officials with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation made headlines this week for hosting a swanky event where they hobnobbed with the special interests they’re supposed to regulate. But this is not the first time TDEC officials’ have allegedly used poor judgment when it comes to how they…

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Fired Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Employee Reportedly Sent ‘Disgusting’ Texts

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation deputy who was booted from his job sent a female state employee a series of reportedly disgusting texts, according to the Nashville-based WSMV. TDEC investigated former deputy commissioner Brock Hill, but members of that agency reportedly would not disclose details to the station…

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Audit: TDEC Officials Not Following Tennessee General Assembly’s Wishes on Permitting Process

Officials with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation did not prepare and submit permit efficiency reports for landowners the way they were supposed to, per a legislative directive. This, according to a Tennessee Comptroller’s Audit released this week. According to TDEC’s website, in 2012, members of the Tennessee General…

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