Months after the Tennessee Valley Authority committed to building a gas plant and pipeline in Middle Tennessee, the federal utility is proposing another 1.5-gigawatt fossil fuel project in East Tennessee.
Is natural gas ‘clean energy’? Tennessee lawmakers want you to think so.
Natural gas is “better than” coal. This refrain is a classic argument for the fossil fuel industry, and it is how Tennessee lawmakers are persuading the state legislature to rebrand natural gas as “clean energy.”
EPA might tighten an air pollution rule. Nashville would have to change.
The Environmental Protection Agency may soon crack down on the deadliest form of air pollution: fine particulate matter.
TVA chooses panel to review last month’s Arctic blackouts
TVA has selected three people with longstanding ties to the utility to conduct a review of coal and gas failures during an Arctic storm in late December.
TVA is officially building a massive gas plant in Middle Tennessee
The Tennessee Valley Authority has just chosen to burn fossil fuels for several more decades. Again.
Despite public pressure for more renewables, TVA recommends turning its coal-fired Cumberland plant into a natural gas facility
After mounting public pressure to hasten its transition to renewables, the Tennessee Valley Authority is pushing ahead with a recommendation to replace an aging coal plant with another fossil fuel: natural gas.
EPA offering grants to rural Tennessee counties to run new, ‘clean’ school buses
The Environmental Protection Agency identified roughly 80 school districts in Tennessee for first dibs in “clean” school bus funding.
Nashville mayor calls on TVA to convert coal plant to solar energy — not gas
Nashville city leaders formally opposed the Tennessee Valley Authority’s plans for a new natural gas plant in Stewart County this week.