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Working together, we will protect our environment and conserve critical natural resources for future generations while we make Tennessee an even better place to live, work, and play.


TDEC’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Tennessee and to be trustees of our natural environment by:

• Protecting and improving the quality of Tennessee’s air, land, and water through a responsible regulatory system;
• Protecting and promoting human health and safety;
• Conserving and promoting natural, cultural and historic resources; and
• Providing a variety of quality outdoor recreational experiences.


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