Members of local communities and environmental groups demand TVA prioritize safety and clean energy. TVA CEO Jeff Lyash announces a Notice of Intent to build yet another gas plant and pipeline.
TVA is currently ignoring federal climate goals for a 100% carbon-free energy sector by 2035 to push forward a plan for the second-largest fossil fuel buildout of any utility in the country. These plans will line the pockets of two mega gas corporations, fuel climate change and devastate southeastern habitat and public health.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2023 CONTACT Ricky Junquera, Clean Up TVA Coalition, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON — The Tennessee Valley Authority made a final decision today on the retirement and replacement of the Cumberland Fossil Plant, electing to move forward with…
As the new Congress begins, we at Appalachian Voices are taking stock of the many victories achieved in the 117th Congress that just came to a close.
All of the abundant natural beauty and wildlife we observed could be threatened if gas giant Kinder Morgan has its way.
Converting the Kingston Fossil Plant to a natural gas facility would expose local communities — who already suffered the 2008 Kingston Coal Ash Spill — to more pollution while creating very few permanent jobs.
Upper Cumberland residents from Jackson and Putnam counties came together to oppose a proposed pipeline in their communities. Dozens of residents attended the public meeting in Cookeville that was hosted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), during which the agency was seeking comments on the pipeline’s many environmental impacts.
This Wednesday, community members from Jackson and Putnam counties will be at the Cookeville High School to tell decision-makers how they feel about a proposed gas pipeline in their communities.
The Tennessee Valley Authority’s plan to transition away from coal has generated significant push-back from environmental and community groups because of its reliance on methane gas instead of renewable energy.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2022 CONTACT Dan Radmacher, (540) 798-6683), email@example.com Knoxville, Tennessee — The Tennessee Valley Authority could create thousands of jobs for the region if it implemented a mix of energy efficiency and renewable energy resources to…