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The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering building a facility to remove and recirculate water used in the coal ash management process at a Gallatin facility.

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A federal agency in Tennessee has elected an African-American to be chairperson for the first time in its 83-year history. 

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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. 

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input for an environmental impact statement on projects at the coal-fired Shawnee Fossil Plant.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is promoting two executives following the announced retirement of its chief operating officer.

Joe Grimes has been named executive vice president in charge of generation and chief nuclear officer, while Mike Skaggs has been named executive vice president of operations. The changes are effective Oct. 3.

TVA Chief Operating Officer Chip Pardee plans to retire at the end of the year. Grimes has led the nuclear unit since joining TVA in 2013. Skaggs has spent 22 years at TVA.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority has approved a $10.37 billion budget for fiscal year 2017.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority and the Department of the Navy broke ground Friday on a project in western Tennessee that will eventually be the state’s largest solar facility.

The ceremony was held in conjunction with Earth Day. Construction won't begin in earnest until sometime next year at the Shelby County site, north of Memphis,  which will cover 400 acres with 580,000 solar panels.

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Environmental groups are expressing concern over the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement that looks at closing 10 coal ash impoundments. The Southern Environmental Law Center, Sierra Club Beyond Coal, and nine other groups have partnered to comment on the draft, which assesses closure-by-removal and closure-in-place.

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The Paducah Power System board has approved a new “pay as you go” option for the utility’s customers.

PPS ratepayers have seen higher bills in recent years after the system cut ties with the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is planning to close coal ash storage facilities at several of its coal-fired power plants. Coal ash is waste generated from burning coal and contains contaminants like mercury and arsenic.

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