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With Byhalia Pipeline In The Rear View, Memphis Can Focus On A Clean Energy Future

Memphis area residents have successfully defeated the Byhalia oil pipeline project, which was officially canceled by its developers on July 2.

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Knoxville Water and Energy for All Unveils Research Findings and Launches Campaign for More Affordable Utilities from KUB

Research shows nearly a quarter of Knoxville households are utility burdened, meaning they pay more than 10% of their income on KUB bills, including 40% of Black households. Coalition forms to call…

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One year later: what's changed since the ACT on KUB coalition formed

This blog post was written by Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. One year ago this month, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), along…

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SACE members speak up to tell TVA: No new fossil gas!

SACE members and residents across TVA’s service territory are submitting comments through June 10 encouraging TVA to remember its core mission and embrace low-cost, clean energy options such as energy efficiency, solar,…

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Climate action in Knoxville: Mayor’s Climate Council and City budget

This week, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council held its penultimate meeting to discuss an updated City Sustainability work plan, and Knoxville City Council passed the City budget with climate provisions. 

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TVA mistruths highlight need for more oversight over unregulated monopoly power company

TVA CEO Jeff Lyash's mistruths stated recently on TV highlight the need for independent oversight of TVA so that customers are not harmed by the unregulated, federal monopoly treating fantasies as truth.

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Oil pipeline company agrees to pause project, Memphis City Council delays vote on ordinance

The proposed Byhalia pipeline saga continues, with the Memphis City Council Public Works committee deciding last week to delay voting on an ordinance which would present a roadblock to the pipeline.

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Memphian Rep. Steve Cohen introduces bill to improve coal ash clean up

This blog post was written by Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. U.S. Representative Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) earlier this month introduced legislation called the “Ensuring…

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Memphis City Council delays vote on pipeline ordinance 

Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, also contributed to this blog post. Community opposition in Memphis to the proposed Byhalia Connection Pipeline, which would transport…

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Memphis City Council Adopts Climate Action Plan 

Memphis City Council adopted goals to reduce City and County climate pollution by 51% below 2016 levels by 2035, and 71% by 2050.