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Author: Catherine Price

PFAS in Tennessee – An Emerging Concern for Water Quality (with Erin Kanzig from River Network)

PFAS in Tennessee – An Emerging Concern for Water Quality with Erin Kanzig from River Network  SUBSCRIBE TO RIVER TALKS ON APPLE PODCASTS, SPOTIFY, OR GOOGLE Summary: You may never have heard of PFAS, but this emerging contaminant is getting more and more attention. Although it’s considered “emerging”, it’s actually a chemical pollutant that has been around […]

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Clarksville, TN Waterway Resources

Clarksville, TN is one of the many places across the Cumberland River basin where the Cumberland River does our work. The Cumberland River Compact strives to provide clean and abundant water for all life of the Cumberland River basin. Our mission is to enhance the health and enjoyment of the Cumberland River and its tributaries […]

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Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Resources

The Appalachian region of Eastern Kentucky was devastated by extreme rainfall, flooding, and landslides in late July 2022. Portions of the flooding impacted the headwaters of the Cumberland River in Kentucky. As the recovery continues, we want to share the best ways to get involved and support the local community.  Below you will find ways […]

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Urban Heat Youth Fellows Program

Announcing the Urban Heat Youth Fellows Program! The Cumberland River Compact is partnering with MTSU professors Dr. Adelle Monteblanco and Dr. Alisa Hass to offer the Urban Heat Youth Fellows program, an environmental leadership and research summer program for 15 – 18-year-old urban Nashville residents. The program focuses on understanding the science of high temperatures […]

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The Water Industry’s Impending Silver Tsunami (with TN Assoc. Utility Districts, Pellissippi State, Cumberland River Compact, and TN STEM Innovation Network)

Subscribe to River Talks on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google. Summary: Clean and abundant water is provided to communities across the United States by skilled and trained environmental professionals. Yet the water workforce is facing an impending retirement crisis, with an expected 30 to 50 percent of the workforce retiring in the next decade. The crisis has reached […]

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