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2010-06-08 13:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority spearheaded the first Utility Environmental Benchmarking Forum focused on the environmental footprint of leading utilities and how the industry can improve its environmental operations.

2010-06-07 14:25:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College students in TVA's Investment Challenge Program once again outperformed the experts on Wall Street in 2009 and, at the same time, earned money for their schools. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The program is a partnership between the Tennessee Valley Authority and 24 universities in the TVA service territory to provide students a hands-on experience managing a real stock portfolio for the agency. Over a...

2010-05-24 12:56:00

SCOTTSBORO, Ala., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the generation options associated with Bellefonte Nuclear Plant in north Alabama. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) With the statement final, four of five detailed studies are complete to support a future decision by the TVA Board of Directors about building or completing a reactor at Bellefonte.

2010-05-18 14:13:00

KINGSTON, Tenn., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority will securely and permanently store onsite all ash in the next phase of recovery work to begin soon at Kingston Fossil Plant in Harriman, Tenn. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) The decision was announced today in an Action Memorandum issued by TVA and approved by the U.S.

2010-05-11 14:13:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brisk winds across the Illinois plains are now blowing clean, renewable energy into the Tennessee Valley Authority service region. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) On Tuesday, May 11, TVA began transmitting to its customers 300 megawatts of renewable wind power received from Iberdrola Renewables Inc.'s Streator Cayuga Ridge wind park in Livingston County, Ill. This marks the first delivery under seven contracts...

2010-04-28 11:20:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority was notified around 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, that a 60 to 70 foot section of the flume at Table Saw rapid below Ocoee No. 2 Dam was destroyed by a rock slide.

2010-04-16 13:30:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten years of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Green Power Switch program, one of the Southeast's first and most successful renewable energy initiatives, was recognized Friday in a special observance at the TVA Board of Directors meeting in Knoxville. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The program, born on Earth Day 2000, offers consumers renewable energy options from Tennessee Valley regional sources, including...

2010-04-16 10:15:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After serving as chairman for a year, Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors Chairman Mike Duncan asked the Board on Friday to select a new chairman, citing his new duties as leader of a recently formed national political fund-raising organization.

2010-04-02 10:33:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies are requesting public comments on the work of TVA Police as part of a periodic review to maintain the department's accreditation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) Members of the community and TVA employees are invited to submit comments by phone or in writing. The commission will take calls at 865-632-2146 from 1 p.m.

2010-03-10 09:35:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With solar panels and wind turbines popping up across the region, the Tennessee Valley Authority's homegrown renewable energy program, Generation Partners, now has enough power to meet the annual electricity needs of a fairly large subdivision. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Fueled by TVA incentives and federal tax credits, participation in Generation Partners http://www.tva.gov/greenpowerswitch/partners/...


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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