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EPA On The Wrong Side Of Green Groups Over Coal Ash Rules
2012-04-09 09:13:32

An alliance of environmental groups is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push forward with new coal ash standards that it had proposed after a massive and expensive 2008 oil spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Kingston Fossil Plant. The group, comprised of EarthJustice, the Sierra Club, the Environmental Integrity Project, and others, filed a lawsuit against the EPA last Thursday (April 5) because the agency failed to act on the proposal it had made years...

2011-08-18 15:54:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors on Thursday began putting into action the Integrated Resource Plan that will meet the region's electricity needs today and into the future. The actions embrace TVA's vision for cleaner, reliable and competitively priced power. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "With today's actions, TVA will add more clean energy from nuclear and natural gas sources to its...

2011-05-02 16:12:00

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has donated and delivered 10,600 "meals, ready-to-eat" to local disaster recovery agencies serving communities in north Alabama that suffered severe storm damage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) A TVA truck transported the self-contained meal kits from Muscle Shoals, Ala., to American Red Cross offices serving Madison, Marshall, Jackson, Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin,...

2011-04-22 12:45:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority's Regional Resource Stewardship Council will review TVA's draft Natural Resource Plan on Wednesday and Thursday, April 27 and 28, in TVA's West Tower auditorium in downtown Knoxville. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) This review will incorporate suggestions made by the council at a meeting in January as well as public comments. The council advises TVA on the operation of...

2011-04-19 13:03:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority is on track to reduce the energy use of its office buildings, shops and warehouses by 30 percent by 2015 and to increase the amount of renewable energy that supports them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Those are some of the factors receiving top "green" scores in TVA's fiscal year 2010 Federal Office of Management and Budget scorecard on sustainability and energy...

2011-04-14 11:42:00

Utility advances clean air strategy by retiring coal-fired generating units CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced plans Thursday to retire 18 older coal-fired generation units at three power plants as part of the federal utility's vision of being one of the nation's leading providers of low-cost and cleaner energy by 2020. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The retirements will help TVA reduce...

2011-03-07 15:06:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anglers, boaters and anyone interested in the health of sport fish are invited to observe the Tennessee Valley Authority's annual survey of sport fish populations in the Tennessee River and its tributary reservoirs this spring. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The survey, which has been conducted yearly since 1995, collects data on sport fish species such as black bass and crappie. This year's survey...

2011-03-04 10:15:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has filed its Integrated Resource Plan with the Environmental Protection Agency to outline the federal utility's strategic direction for providing reliable, low-cost and cleaner electricity over the next two decades, TVA announced Friday. The filing also includes an Environmental Impact Statement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The plan, titled "TVA's Environmental and...

2011-02-18 10:32:00

MURPHY, N.C., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors on Friday voted to simplify fuel charges on power bills and granted the chief executive officer broader authority for energy efficiency projects and corporate purchasing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) At its quarterly meeting in Murphy, N.C., the board also approved contracts for the purchase of uranium and uranium enrichment services for TVA's nuclear...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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