Month: October 2016

by Mike Reicher,mreicher@tennessean.com The Environmental Protection Agency criticized Tennessee state regulators for significant shortcomings in their enforcement of the Clean Water Act and other federal pollution laws. Auditors, in a report released in late September, found the Tennessee Department of …

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Locals finding bass on Norris Elite pro bass fisherman came from far and wide to try Norris Lake this week. The East Tennessee locals are holding their own. Four of the top 10 anglers after the second day of the …

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Checking waters now can improve catch later By Larry Woody, Outdoors Writer The current hot, dry spell has some area lakes approaching record lows, and fish gasping for oxygen. As dispiriting as the conditions are for fishing at the present, …

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Aquatic plants a pain for lakefront dwellers From RCN – By Damon Lawrence Friday, October 7, 2016 at 12:14 am (Updated: October 7, 12:30 am) Some Roane County residents are seeing their once-pristine lakefronts turn into an underwater nursery. They’re …

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