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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec.
The Judge in the Tennessee Valley Authority coal fly ash spill lawsuit handed down an opinion and order on Thursday, holding in favor of some 800 residents of Roane County, TN whose properties
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.
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 emissions...
MURPHY, N.C., Feb.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee Valley Authority employees are providing food, gifts and other donations to children and families in need across the TVA service area this holiday season.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A routine inspection of the gypsum pond at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant on Wednesday discovered clear water seeping from a single area on the side of the facility. Maintenance work is underway to stop the seepage.
HARRIMAN, Tenn., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority will begin operating two recently completed scrubbers next week at its Kingston Fossil Plant, reducing sulfur dioxide emissions up to 95 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) This gives TVA a total of 10 scrubbers installed at five of its 11 coal-fired power plants. A scrubber removes sulfur dioxide emissions by routing flue gases produced from burning coal through a limestone and...
Fish exposed to fly ash at the site of the Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash spill are faring better than some expected, researchers have learned.