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Sen. Gresham announces nearly $500,000 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants to District 26

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) announced the awarding of $471,534.50 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants (CTEG) to Fayette, Haywood and McNairy Counties. Gresham was informed of the grant being awarded by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

The grants will be used for LED lighting upgrades in facilities throughout Fayette,

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Sen. Jackson announces $22,339 Clean Tennessee Energy Grant to Lake County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Ed Jackson (R-Jackson) announced today that a $22,339 Clean Tennessee Energy Grant has been awarded to Lake County. Jackson was informed of the grant by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

The grant will be used to install a solar energy system at the Lake County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Station.

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Senator Southerland announces $19,095 Clean Tennessee Energy Grant to Cocke County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Senator Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) announced the award of a $19,095 Clean Tennessee Energy Grant (CTEG) to Cocke County. Southerland was informed of the grant by Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

The grant will be used to install energy efficient LED lighting in the Cocke County Courthouse,

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Sen. Bowling announces $420,365 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants to District 16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) announced the awarding of $420,365 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants (CTEG) to Grundy, Marion and Sequatchie Counties. Bowling was informed of the grants being awarded by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

The grants to Grundy and Sequatchie Counties will be used on energy efficient lighting upgrades in government buildings.

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Sen. Yager announces $230,000 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants to District 12

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announced the awarding of $230,000 Clean Tennessee Energy Grants (CTEG) to Campbell and Rhea Counties in District 12. Yager was informed of the grants being awarded by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

The grants will be used on energy efficient lighting in the Jellico City Hall,

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Sen. Tracy announces $15,000 Clean Tennessee Energy Grant to Bedford County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) announced the awarding of $15,000 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants (CTEG) to the Bedford County Utility District. Tracy was informed of the grant being awarded by Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau.

The CTEG will be used to replace fluorescent lighting with new LED lighting in the water treatment plant building.

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Sen. Yager announces fifth annual Grant Conference at Roane State Community College

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Ken Yager (R-Kingston) announces his fifth annual Grant Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Roane State Community College. The conference will focus on providing local governments, community groups and nonprofits pertinent information on available grants and the best practices for preparing a competitive application.

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Sen. Hensley applauds creation of Lawrence County Higher Education Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Joey Hensley (R-Hohenwald) welcomes funding for the Lawrence County Higher Education Center in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. The funding was announced by Gov. Bill Haslam and supports the Drive to 55 initiative’s educational attainment goals.

“This is tremendous news for Lawrence County,” said Hensley. “Tennessee needs more skilled workers.

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Sens. Tracy and Ketron welcome over $500,000 in grants to Rutherford County Schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sens. Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) and Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) welcome $553,600 in grants from the Tennessee Department of Education into Rutherford County Schools. The grants will be used on new mechatronics and health sciences equipment for Career Technical Education (CTE) classrooms.

“This is tremendous news for Rutherford County,” said Tracy.

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Sen. Gresham encourages local schools to nominate recycling efforts for GSAR recognition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Sen. Dolores Gresham (R-Somerville) is encouraging local schools to nominate their recycling efforts for the University of Tennessee’s annual Good Sports Always Recycle (GSAR) program. Nominations can be submitted by all K-12 schools in Tennessee until October 3, 2017.

“I encourage all schools to nominate their recycling efforts for these awards,” said Gresham,

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