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Tennessee Governor Gets Tough After TVA Coal Ash Spill

Tennessee Governor Gets Tough After TVA Coal Ash Spill

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, January 2, 2008 (ENS) – Governor Phil Bredesen has told the Tennessee Valley Authority that after the coal ash spill at its Kingston Fossil power plant state officials will not allow the federal agency to continue to inspect itself. “We will be looking over their shoulders,” the governor said. “I have asked the…

Degraded Clinch and Powell Rivers Get Federal, State Help

Degraded Clinch and Powell Rivers Get Federal, State Help

ATLANTA, Georgia, January 3, 2008 (ENS) – State agencies from Virginia and Tennessee have signed an agreement with two regions of the federal Environmental Protection Agency to protect and restore the Clinch and Powell Rivers that flow through the two states. On December 21, EPA Regions 3 and 4 signed a memo of understanding with…