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Conservation Groups Challenge TVA’s Proposal for Risky New Nuclear Power Technology at Clinch River Site in Tennessee

Small modular reactor technology expensive, water-intensive and not needed Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org ***UPDATED RESOURCES*** Sara Barczak, High Risk Energy Choices Program Director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, delivered the following statement during a telepress conference held on June 15th, 2017. Dr. M.V. Ramana’s statement from June 15th telepresser Don Safer statement from June 15th telepresser Full recording from telepress [ MORE » ]
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Conservation Groups, Experts Discuss Concerns with TVA’s Proposal for Risky New Nuclear Power Technology at Clinch River Site in Tennessee

Small modular reactor technology expensive, water-intensive and not needed Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Knoxville, Tenn. – Join us Thursday, June 15 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, for a telepress conference with a panel of speakers that includes local, regional and national experts discussing concerns about safety and environmental risk posed by Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) proposal to site an untested, new nuclear [ MORE » ]
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MLGW Receives $1 Million to Address Extreme Energy Burdens

Just Energy Memphis Coalition Behind the Push for TVA’s Investment   NAACP Media Contact: Latrivia Welch, Welch Public Relations, 901-922-9399, Latrivia@WelchPr.com Partner Stakeholder Contacts: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448 Rita Harris, Sierra Club, rita.harris@sierraclub.org, 901-497-5798 Deidre Malone, President@NaacpMemphis.org , 901-521-1343   (March 22, 2017 – Memphis, Tenn.) Today, during a meeting of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) Board [ MORE » ]
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TVA cautioned on pursuit of expensive, risky nuclear reactor technology

Experimental, unproven small modular reactors will squander taxpayer and utility customer investments and fail to offer clean economic development opportunities Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448   Knoxville, Tenn. (January 12, 2017) – Today the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) accepted the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) application for an early site permit to evaluate whether the Clinch River, Tennessee site is suitable for development [ MORE » ]
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Advisory: Memphis Councilwoman Patrice Robinson to Host Energy Justice Town Hall

Please join Councilwoman Patrice J. Robinson (District 3) to learn more about the issue of energy justice in Memphis and Shelby County this Thursday, January 12th, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. After a brief presentation from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital CHAMP program and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, a panel of community leaders will be present [ MORE » ]
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Plains and Eastern Clean Line Affordable Wind Power for the Tennessee Valley

Clean Line – Memphis Fact Sheet What is the Plains and Eastern Clean Line? The Plains and Eastern Clean Line is a newly proposed high voltage direct current transmission project that would provide about 4,000 megawatts of high-quality Oklahoma/Texas wind power to Arkansas and Tennessee. It is expected to generate thousands of jobs, conserve water, reduce pollution, and enhance economic development across the Southeast. [ MORE » ]
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Conservation Groups Reach Settlement with TDEC and TVA on Coal Plant Water Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448 Melissa Williams, Sierra Club, melissa.williams@sierraclub.org, 828-545-0443 Mary Whittle, Earthjustice, mwhittle@earthjustice.org, 512-537-2791 Shelby Ward, Tennessee Clean Water Network, Shelby@TCWN.org, 865-522-7007 Abel Russ, Environmental Integrity Project, aruss@environmentalintegrity.org, 802-662-7800   Conservation Groups Reach Settlement with TDEC and TVA on Coal Plant Water Pollution Coalition Protects Tennessee Waterways and Secures More Protective Requirements in Three [ MORE » ]
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SACE Comments on TVA Selmer North II Solar Project Draft Environmental Assessment

SACE Comments TVA Draft EA Selmer Solar
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SACE Comments on TVA Latitude Solar Center Project Draft Environmental Assessment

SACE Comments TVA Draft EA Latitude Solar_Final
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TVA Calls for Request For Information With an Eye to Increasing Renewable Energy Resources

Advocates urge TVA to move quickly to secure significant ratepayer savings and diversify its portfolio Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448   Knoxville, Tenn. (May 3, 2016) – The Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) 2015 Integrated Resource Plan calls for an increase in both solar and wind capacity by adding up to 3,800 megawatts of large-scale solar and up to 1,750 megawatts of wind energy [ MORE » ]