TCWN informs state about mitigation failures in Knox County
Last month TCWN sent another complaint to the state regarding wetland and stream mitigation problems. A site in Knox County intended for development is now a mitigation failure. This complaint asks the state to have the landowner fullfill the requirements of its permit and properly mitigate for the stream and wetland it filled.
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