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National Tea Party Co-Founder & Consumer Advocates Urge The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to Open an Investigation Into Airplane Use

Citing continued lack of transparency, watchdog group calls for further scrutiny into the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchase and use of luxury aircraft Knoxville, Tenn. – In a follow up to the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) March 28, 2018 Audit Report, TVA Fixed Wing Aircraft, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has submitted a letter to TVA’s Acting Inspector General requesting [ MORE » ]
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Miami-Dade Commission Approves Agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) Over Polluting Turkey Point Plant Despite Community Concerns

No public comments allowed, amendments offered to strengthen agreement but uncertainty over effectiveness of cleanup and preventing further degradation of Biscayne Bay and aquifer remains Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, jrennicks@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448     Miami, Fla. (April 11, 2018) – Late into Tuesday evening after extensive, confusing discussion, without allowing public comment, and despite the concerns of entities such as the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority [ MORE » ]
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Record Number Of Comments Submitted to TVA in Opposition to Proposed Rate Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2018 Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Record Number Of Comments Submitted to TVA in Opposition to Proposed Rate Changes Families, businesses, and concerned customers strongly oppose rate change proposal Knoxville, Tenn. – After months of closed door meetings with limited stakeholder participation, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) gave the public only 30 days to respond to a proposal [ MORE » ]
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ADVISORY: Tomorrow Miami-Dade Commission Poised to Greenlight an Inadequate Agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) Over Polluting Turkey Point Plant

Local organizations to hold a media availability session before vote outlining concerns & needs for agreement to be strengthened because they have been told no public comments will be permitted Contacts: Laura Reynolds, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, (786) 543-1926‬, lreynolds@conservationconceptsllc.org Alan Farago, Friends of the Everglades, (305) 778-8765‬, alanfarago@me.com Camila Quaresma, Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, (305) 302-2755, camila@sharpdentistry.com Eleazar Melendez, Miami Climate [ MORE » ]
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Federal Regulators Approve Meaningless License for New FPL Nuclear Reactors at Turkey Point

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2018 Contact: Sarah Gilliam, SACE, 865-235-1448, sgilliam@cleanenergy.org Miami, Fla. (April 5, 2018) – Today, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) combined operating license for two AP1000 reactors at their Turkey Point facility near Miami. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has challenged the federal licensing for years. “The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) approval [ MORE » ]
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Hidrólogo Afirma El Nuevo Plan de la Planta Nuclear Turkey Point Llevará Sobre Los 60 Años en Remediar

PARA PUBLICACION IMMEDIATA: 5 de Abril, 2018 Contacto: Claudia Tenzer, ctenzer@conservationconceptsllc.org, (305) 450-6668 Hidrólogo Afirma El Nuevo Plan de la Planta Nuclear Turkey Point Llevará Sobre Los 60 Años en Remediar Grupo de Defensores de Energía Renovable pide la aceleración del cambio del el sistema de canales de enfriamiento, aumentar el éxito de remediación y prevenir degradación de Biscayne Bay y acuífero Miami, Fla. [ MORE » ]
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Hydrology Expert Claims FPL’s New Cleanup Plan at Turkey Point Plant Will Take Over 60 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2018 Contact: Sarah Gilliam, SACE, 865-235-1448, sgilliam@cleanenergy.org Hydrology Expert Claims FPL’s New Cleanup Plan at Turkey Point Plant Will Take Over 60 Years Energy advocacy group calls for modification of cooling system to expedite and increase success of cleanup and prevent further degradation of Biscayne Bay and our aquifer SACE will hold a telepress conference to discuss new findings [ MORE » ]
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Federal Audit & Newly-Obtained Records Show TVA is Abusing Use of Luxury Aircraft for Friends and Family

Report underscores concerns that CEO Bill Johnson is out of touch and raises questions of legality   Knoxville, Tenn. — One month after a consumer watchdog group voiced concerns over the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) exorbitant spending on luxury jets and helicopters, TVA’s Office of Inspector General’s released an audit that confirmed concerns raised about TVA’s spending and if the use of these luxury [ MORE » ]
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SACE Statement: TVA Proposes New Mandatory Fixed Fees

New Fees Would Impact Low and Fixed Income Customers Throughout the Tennessee Valley Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Knoxville, Tenn. – Today the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) formally announced a proposal to adjust current rate structures by establishing a fixed “grid access charge” for the power it sells wholesale to local power companies. The proposal was formally announced [ MORE » ]
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Advocacy Groups Respond to TVA IRP Open House

Groups question the validity of planning process; concerned about contradictory statements and lack of transparency from TVA Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Tonight, Monday March 5th, the Tennessee Valley Authority will host an open house as TVA starts another long-term resource planning process, known as an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). But the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and NAACP are questioning [ MORE » ]