Nina is a member of the Energy Savings for Appalachia campaign team through her position as an Americorps OSMRE/VISTA. She stays motivated in taking environmental action through grassroots community organizing, farm work, and long hikes in the woods.
Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 | Posted by Nina Levison | No Comments
TVA is using its already-obsolete 2020 Integrated Resource Plan as an opportunity to cut funding for energy-saving technologies that it claims are driving down revenue. [ Read More
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 | Posted by Nina Levison | No Comments
In East Tennessee, Holston Electric Cooperative is listening to its member-owners and responding with new services, like high-speed internet and an opt-out program for herbicide spraying near power lines. [ Read More
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 | Posted by Nina Levison | 3 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. [ Read More