Second Hearing On Roberta Landfill Phase II Permit Scheduled

February 22, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-02-22) The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Solid Waste Management (DSWM), will conduct a second public hearing to receive comments on its tentative decision to issue a solid waste disposal facility permit to Roberta Landfill Phase II, Inc. in Oneida.  Despite inclement weather, about two-dozen people attended the first public hearing; however, subsequent written responses have apparently prompted the state to hold a second public forum. [ Read More ]

TennCare Officials Move Quickly to Correct Problem Created by Mailing Error

February 22, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-02-22) An incorrect electronic file submission sent to TennCare’s system caused information for some enrollees to be sent to incorrect addresses statewide. Approximately 3,900 enrollees were affected when letters and cards that contained one or more pieces of personal information were sent to incorrect addresses. The error was the result of a modification to the system that pulls addresses into an electronic file for TennCare. An error caused by the system modification corrupted the file. [ Read More ]

Dislocated Worker Training Available Locally

February 22, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-02-22) Unemployed workers and persons currently working that will be laid off in the near future will be eligible for special training opportunities provided by the local campus of Roane State Community College and the Tennessee Technology Center at Huntsville/Oneida.  State resources are also available for assist existing businesses to expand and for entrepreneurs to start new businesses locally. [ Read More ]

Severe Weather Awareness Week Kicks Off February 21

February 19, 2010

Nashville, TN (2010-02-19) The National Weather Service, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and supporting groups are conducting educational activities and drills to help people prevent injuries and deaths from tornadoes, damaging winds, flash floods, lightning and hail during Severe Weather Awareness Week starting Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. [ Read More ]

Tire Recycling Business Stalled By State

February 16, 2010

Huntsville, TN (2010-02-16) A Kentucky business seeking to open a recycled tire processing business in Scott County is finding it difficult to locate here; claiming regulatory hurdles by the State of Tennessee are hindering their efforts. [ Read More ]

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