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Environmental Policy

The Department is continually preparing for and responding to a variety of complex issues and challenges when it comes to safeguarding human health, protecting the environment, conserving natural resources and managing an award-winning state park system for Tennessee. Our office assists in this endeavor by examining legacy, current and emerging issues that cut across environmental media, the Department's divisions and programs, geographic locations, and political jurisdictions. Through independent and comprehensive research and analysis, our office provides option alternatives and policy recommendations for the Department.


Kendra Abkowitz, PhD

Office of Policy and Sustainable Practices

This Page Last Updated: May 18, 2019 at 9:23 AM