Engagement Opportunities

As part of the Tennessee Volunteer Emission Reduction Strategy (TVERS), the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will host a variety of public engagement opportunities. These opportunities will be both virtual and in-person. See below for current planned events to learn more and get involved.

Location Date Register
Development Resource Center
1250 Market Street Chattanooga, TN 37402
Thursday, September 21
5:30 pm ET
Benjamin Hooks Public Library
3030 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38111
Monday, October 2
5:30 pm CT
East Tennessee History Center
601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902
Monday, October 16
5:00 pm ET
Lentz Public Health Center
2500 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209
Thursday, October 19
5:30 pm CT
Johnson City / Kingsport
Meadowview Hotel & Conference Center
1901 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport, TN 37660
Tuesday, October 24
6:00 pm ET

Share Your Thoughts

TDEC has developed a survey to collect input from stakeholders and the public about emission reduction priorities, current actions, and concerns for you and your community. The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete and is open until November 15. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and sharing this survey with others. 

TVERS Public Meeting Dates
Register for a public meeting in your city.

Past Engagement Opportunities

TVERS Event Flyers - 1

On Thursday, Septembet 7 at 7 pm ET / 6 pm CT, TDEC hosted a kickoff webinar to discuss the Tennessee Volunteer Emission Reduction Strategy (TVERS) and answer questions from the public.

Federal Engagement Opportunities

EPA Investing in America: Climate Action Funding Fair
The fair is a virtual series of events designed to assist states, local governments, Tribes, and territories to effectively identify, navigate, and prepare to leverage the many federal funding opportunities available as they develop climate action plans as required under EPA’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grant (CPRG) program.