Solution sought for diseased deer that could contaminate water supply near Collierville

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2019 10:57 AM CT | Published: November 27, 2019 10:57 AM CT

State Rep. Ron Gant is to meet with state officials Wednesday to seek $1 million in emergency funds for Fayette County to dispose of contaminated deer carcasses infected with chronic wasting disease. Some fear the problem could affect the Wolf River watershed east of Collierville. 


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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