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Thursday Aug 28 | The Daily News

Obama Nominates WREG President to TVA Board

President Barack Obama has nominated Ron Walter , president and general manager of WREG-TV, to the Tennessee Valley Authority board.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Energy, Memphis Light Gas and Water Division

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

TVA Moves Ahead To Make Fukushima Upgrades at Nuclear Power Plants

Specifications for the building, known as FLEX, were developed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from lessons learned after the 2011 Fukushima accident in Japan.

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Related Topix: Energy

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Roane County debates use of TVA funds

Roane County debates use of TVA funds County leaders are deciding how to use that last million.

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Related Topix: Roane County, TN, Energy

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

TVA Board Approves Retiring Allen Fossil Plant, Replacing with Gas Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors voted to retire Memphis' Allen Fossil Plant in Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park and replace it with a 1,000 megawatt natural gas plant by December 31st, 2018 at their regular meeting on Thursday morning in Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Energy, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power

Construction Equipment Guide

Hydroelectric Dam Project to Improve Area Traffic

TDOT photo According to the Tennessee DOT, the fact that the Greer Bridge was only designed for two lanes of vehicle traffic was not the only reason that it is being dismantled.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Lenoir City, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sevierville, TN

NewsOK.com

TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Newms360.com

TVA to cut more than 2,000 jobs

The nation's largest public utility is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.

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Related Topix: Energy

Business Journal

Environmental leaders hold conference on TVA's Allen Fossil Plant

Leaders from the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Sierra Club and the Southern Environmental Law Center discussed different scenarios surrounding the future of a Memphis fuel plant.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

TVA, Arab Co-op repairing power outages

Officials with the Tennessee Valley Authority confirmed sent sending crews to locations throughout the county to restore power.

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Related Topix: Energy

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Public Power

August 8, 2014 - For the Record: Obama on TVA Although the federal...

Although the federal Office of Management and Budget, under the Obama administration, has proposed the idea of a possible sale of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the president himself used TVA as an example of sensible energy economics early this month.

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Related Topix: Energy

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Future of trout fishing in East TN is on the line

Future of trout fishing in East TN is on the line Jobs, tourism money, and tradition are all hanging on upcoming decisions by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Related Topix: Energy

KDWN

Tennessee Valley Authority to cut 2,000 jobs

The nation's largest public utility says it is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.

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Related Topix: Energy

WLOS

TVA to cut more than 2,000 jobs

The nation's largest public utility is eliminating more than 2,000 jobs as part of a $500 million cost-cutting campaign.

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Related Topix: Energy

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss

The Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss during the third quarter, much larger than the $12 million loss sustained by the power provider during the same period in 2013.

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Related Topix: Energy, Paducah, KY

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Judge OKs settlement with Tenn. coal ash victims

A federal judge has approved an agreement by the nation's largest public utility to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge in 2008.

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Related Topix: Energy, Social Software, Albion, NY

Tomahawk Online

'Fish Springs, Beneath the Surface' is a strange but true story of lives before the lake

Just as Old Butler, the original Fish Springs was a community that now lays deep beneath Watauga Lake.

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Related Topix: Butler, TN, Energy

Hispanic Business

Tennessee Valley Authority - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and...

However, these increases were more than offset by reductions in sales to industrial customers primarily driven by , compared with the same periods of the prior year.

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Related Topix: Energy, Nuclear Energy

Insurance Journal West

Tennessee Valley Authority to Pay $28M to Coal Ash Victims

The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.

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Related Topix: Energy, Tennessee

Knoxville News Sentinel

Editorial: Damages add to ash spill costs The announcement last week...

The announcement last week that the Tennessee Valley Authority would pay $27.8 million in damages to people harmed by the Kingston coal ash spill closes another chapter in the 5A1 2-year-old environmental saga.

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Related Topix: Energy, Sports, Opinion

Sat Aug 02, 2014

SFGate

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge, 2008 spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge that drew national attention to coal ash and its toxic contaminants.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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