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Coal Ash Town Hall Underscores Need for More Public Oversight of TVA

Moving toxic coal ash from its current location in Memphis is a necessary first step to protecting our water supply, but it needs to be moved in the safest, least impactful way.

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TVA plans to replace Cumberland coal plant with another fossil fuel

In 2021 TVA announced it would shutter the Cumberland coal plant. Last week, TVA proposed to lock customers into paying for fossil gas to replace it, without fully exploring efficiency and renewable…

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U.S. Senate to hold hearing on Biden-appointed TVA Board nominees on April 6

This Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 2:30 PM ET, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing to review three nominations to the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board of Directors.…

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Memphis Is Evaluating New Electricity Suppliers

Memphis’ municipal electric provider is evaluating proposals for new suppliers of power, which could be one of the most consequential clean energy developments in the Southeast this year.

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TVA Utility Customers Appeal FERC's Decision Preventing Access to TVA's Transmission

Two TVA local power companies have filed an appeal to the DC Circuit Court after a decision by federal regulators blocked their ability to fairly access TVA's transmission system.

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Metro Nashville sets new community-wide greenhouse gas reduction targets

Nashville's newly adopted pollution reduction goals will benefit Nashville residents and the environment.

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TVA's Response to Congressional Oversight Inquiry is Inadequate and Misleading

TVA's response to the House Energy & Commerce Committee's oversight inquiry includes many outdated, misleading, and incomplete claims. We break down what is fact and what is fiction.

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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Calls for Long-Overdue TVA Oversight

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce addressed a letter to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) outlining areas where the nation's largest public utility…

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After pressure from local advocates, KUB board votes to reallocate pandemic relief funds to help those most in need

After community input from advocates like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), at their December 16 meeting, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) board passed a resolution to reallocate Tennessee Valley Authority…

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Tennesseeans urge TDEC to deny TVA request that would allow more toxic pollution from the Kingston Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) held an informational meeting and public input session on Monday, November 22 in Kingston, Tennessee regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) request to modify…