4 weeks ago
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TVA closing portion of Raccoon Mountain

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Beginning Thursday, February 2nd TVA will be closing a portion of the Megawatt trail on Raccoon Mountain to perform necessary tree cutting behind the visitors center. This section of trail will be closed every Thursday 6:00 PM thru Monday 8:00 AM during the month of February. Barricades & signage will be present at […]
4 weeks ago
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Man with sullied water well testifies in coal ash trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee man has testified he won’t drink well water at his house near a coal-fired power plant because officials found a harmful chemical in it in 2015. Albert Hudson testified Tuesday at a federal trial in Nashville. The Tennessee Clean Water Network and Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association sued the Tennessee […]
4 weeks ago
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Claims coal-fired plant polluted river: utility faces trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Environmental groups are taking the Tennessee Valley Authority to trial over whether waste ash from its aging coal-fired power plant near Nashville polluted the Cumberland River in violation of the Clean Water Act.
1 month ago
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Students compete in regional robotics tournament

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Hundreds of students from the Tennessee Valley and North Georgia are putting their robotics skills to the test.
1 month ago
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TVA updates drought status for rivers and lakes in the region

Rivers and lakes getting back to normal winter levels
2 months ago
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Trump’s picks for TVA board could reshape federal agency

(AP) - Within the next five months, President-elect Donald Trump could appoint a majority of the board for the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation's largest government-owned utility.
2 months ago
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Flatbed train car donated to Tuscumbia Railway Depot Museum

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority has donated a rail car to the fleet that adorns the grounds and roundhouse of the Tuscumbia Railway Depot Museum.
3 months ago
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TVA issues its own burn ban for recreational sites

It even prohibits you from parking on a non-paved or gravel surface
3 months ago
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Unfinished Bellefonte nuclear power plant sold for $111 million

company plans to finish the twin-reactor as a nuclear power plant and bring it online.
4 months ago
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Cleveland Homes Get Extreme Energy Makeovers

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Hundreds of Cleveland residents are saving green by going green.