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TVA Faces Criticism Over Coal Ash, Transparency

A community forum discusses closure of a fossil plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority and its contractor Jacobs Engineering are facing a new lawsuit regarding their cleanup of the 2008 Kingston coal ash spill. Additionally, state and federal lawmakers are backing a U.S. House bill that would require more transparency from the monopoly utility.

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Members of Choctaw Electric Continue to Reform Their Co-op

Choctaw Electric meeting

Deep-seated corruption at an Oklahoma electric cooperative spurred several member-owners to organize a campaign for reform.

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Advocates Increase Powell Valley Electric Co-op Member Participation

people in line

A citizens group is calling for transparency at their electric cooperative, and helped to generate the second-largest voter turnout in recent history at the co-op’s annual meeting.

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