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Chattanooga sees twice as much rain as Seattle in 2013

  The Chattanooga area saw rainfall in 2013 that was nearly 16 inches above normal, giving the city twice as much rain as Seattle. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported that Chattanooga had gotten 67.4 inches of rainfall as of … Continue reading

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TVA to receive $150 million to aid in Kingston cleanup effort

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it will receive another $150 million from an insurance company to help pay for the ongoing cleanup of the 2008 coal ash spill in Kingston, Tenn. ACE Bermuda Insurance Ltd., a property and casualty insurance … Continue reading

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Tims Ford Dam to be tested this month

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it will be testing the Dam at Tims Ford Reservoir and three other locationis this month. Agency spokesman Scott Brooks says engineers will give a “health check” to the Tims Ford Dam, inspecting concrete, earth … Continue reading

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TVA says 1 unit at Sequoyah Nuclear Plant is back online

The Tennessee Valley Authority says unit 1 at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in Soddy Daisy is back online. During a recent refueling outage, workers tested more than 350 valves and pumps, as well as replaced 93 fuel assemblies. There was … Continue reading

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TVA hopes to restart power production at Raccoon Mountain

Nearly two years after shutting down its biggest hydroelectric plant to repair a cracked rotor blade, TVA expects to have at least part of the Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Plant generating power for the coldest part of the winter. But … Continue reading

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TVA provides $547 million in tax equivalent payments

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it provided $547 million in tax equivalent payments in fiscal year 2013 to states and local governments where it sells electricity or has power properties. TVA says it makes tax equivalent payments annually in the … Continue reading

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TVA campgrounds and visitor centers reducing hours

The Tennessee Valley Authority says its campgrounds and visitor centers at TVA dams and reservoirs are reducing hours or closing as the 2013 recreation season comes to an end. TVA campgrounds on Cherokee, Douglas, Melton Hill and Wilson dam reservations … Continue reading

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