(NASHVILLE) April 30, 2018 – State Senator Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) and State Representative Clark Boyd (R-Lebanon) announced today that Cannon County will be receiving $25,000 in a measurement grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation in order to purchase a scale for Cannon County’s transfer station and convenience center, which will update the county’s waste management system.
“This grant is great news for Cannon County,” said Senator Pody. “An up-to-date and properly functioning waste management system is important for our community, and this grant will ensure Cannon County has the resources it needs. I commend the work of local officials to secure these funds.”
“I am grateful to TDEC for their investment in Cannon County,” said Representative Boyd. “These funds will help us better track and report on materials that could potentially harm our local environment. We must continue to support programs and invest in initiatives that preserve our overall health and enrich the well-being of our citizens.”
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has budgeted $500,000 total for the Measurement Grant offering statewide. To learn more about the grant, please visit the Department’s website.