Advisory: Coalition Launch: Clean Up TVA

Groups and community members come together to propel TVA into a just, equitable, and fossil-fuel-free energy future by 2030

April 1, 2022
Contact: Ricky Junquera, [email protected], Maggie Shober, [email protected], Gaby Sarri-Tobar, [email protected], (202) 594-7271, Pearl Walker, [email protected] 901.289.6909, Sudeep Ghantasala, [email protected]

TENNESSEE — The Clean Up TVA Coalition will launch on April 5th, 2022 just ahead of the TVA Board confirmation hearings in Congress, demanding immediate action from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to cut carbon emissions and transition to a fossil-fuel-free and just energy future by 2030. Coalition partners include the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Appalachian Voices, Sierra Club, Sunrise Knoxville, Sunrise Nashville, Center for Biological Diversity, Sowing Justice, Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment (SOCM), Knoxville Democratic Socialists of America, Energy Alabama, Tennessee Interfaith Power and Light, Memphis NAACP, and One Knox Legacy Coalition.

What: Clean Up TVA Coalition introductory virtual press conference

When: Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 at 10:00am CT/11:00am ET

Where: Link to Zoom Registration


  • Sudeep Ghantasala, Organizer, Sunrise Movement Nashville

  • Pearl Walker, ECJ Committee Chair, NAACP-Memphis Chapter and Coordinator, Memphis Has the Power

  • Daniel Tait, Chief Operating Officer, Energy Alabama

  • Gaby Sarri-Tobar, Energy Justice Campaigner, Center for Biological Diversity

  • Maggie Shober, Research Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy