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In Tennessee, Powell Valley Electric Co-op members speak out

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 | Posted by Nina Levison | 2 Comments

Electric co-ops are governed by boards who are democratically elected, and therefore supposedly responsive to their customers, who are also co-owners of these utilities. The Powell Valley Electric Cooperative in east Tennessee has stirred grave concern with its herbicide spraying policy, and members are speaking out. [ More ]