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2011-04-28 10:52:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Tennessee Valley Authority: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) WHAT: TVA Storm Damage News Conference WHO: Tennessee Valley Authority WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2011, 2:30 p.m. EDT TVA Chattanooga Office Complex Auditorium, 1100 WHERE: Market Street...

2011-04-27 15:31:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Severe weather in the area served by the Tennessee Valley Authority caused serious damage to the utility's transmission system Wednesday, with power outages and high voltage lines down in Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Eleven high-voltage transmission lines were out of service Wednesday afternoon and TVA crews are working to restore service. Only one local...

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...

2011-04-18 12:52:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, TVA will dedicate and provide tours of a series of sustainability enhancements that target renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental stewardship throughout the Melton Hill Dam recreation and campground area. The dedication and tours are open to the public. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) WHO: Anda Ray, TVA senior vice president of Environment and TechnologyRudy...

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...

2011-04-04 13:15:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has drafted a Natural Resource Plan to help prioritize its stewardship efforts in categories as diverse as recreation facilities, water quality protection, wildlife and plant management, and historical and cultural site preservation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The draft Natural Resource Plan and an accompanying draft Environmental Impact Statement are available for...

2011-03-16 10:29:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Tennessee Valley Authority: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Frequently asked questions about Tennessee Valley Authority's nuclear power program and the situation in WHAT: Japan WHO: TVA Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum WHEN: Available now WHERE: Sound bites can be...

2011-03-15 19:00:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the Tennessee Valley Authority: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Frequently asked questions about Tennessee Valley Authority's nuclear power program and the situation in WHAT: Japan WHO: TVA Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum WHEN: Available now WHERE: Sound bites can...

2011-03-15 16:11:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Tennessee Valley Authority: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Frequently asked questions about Tennessee Valley Authority's nuclear power program and the situation in WHAT: Japan WHO: TVA Chief Operating Officer Bill McCollum WHEN: Available after 8 p.m. EDT WHERE: Sound bites...

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...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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