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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.

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Nothing to Lose, everything to gain: Memphians will only benefit from MLGW’s request for proposals

Update: At their April 6th meeting, the Memphis City Council voted to approve the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) in order for MLGW to seek alternative power supply options for…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Chattanooga Mayoral Candidate Kim White

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Kim White, candidate running for Mayor in the Chattanooga runoff election. Also in this series we profile Tim Kelly, the other candidate…