The nation's largest public utility has elected Richard Howorth as new board chairman. At its meeting Thursday, the Tennessee Valley Authority board picked the second-term member to become chairman May 19.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has finished a trial in which environmental groups accuse the utility's power plant outside Nashville, Tennessee, of illegally polluting the Cumberland River with coal ash.
Environmental groups are taking the Tennessee Valley Authority to trial over whether coal ash from its coal-fired power plant near Nashville, Tennessee, polluted the Cumberland River in violation of the Clean Water Act.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is holding a public meeting Thursday to seek input on proposed changes in the land management plans for eight reservoirs. Changes include the Kentucky Reservoir on the Tennessee River.
A Tennessee Valley Authority plan to change the disposal of coal ash has members of an environmental organization concerned about air and water quality surrounding the site. TVA is switching from wet coal ash storage to dry ash storage at the Cumberland Fossil Plant in Stewart County in an effort to comply with EPA regulations.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering new storage methods for Coal Combustion Residuals produced at its Cumberland Fossil Plant. TVA is seeking public input on plans proposed in their Environmental Impact Statement.