In addition to the penalties provided in this part, the commissioner may cause the
enforcement of any orders, rules or regulations issued by the commissioner or the
provisions of this part by instituting legal proceedings to enjoin the violation of
this part, and the orders, rules and regulations of the commissioner in the chancery
court of Davidson County or in the chancery court of the county wherein all or a part
of the violation has or is about to occur, in the name of the department of environment
and conservation, by the attorney general and reporter. In such suits, the court may grant temporary or permanent injunctions or restraining
orders. Such proceedings shall not be tried by jury.
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