Environmental groups rally against TVA’s plans to build more gas power plants

Staff Photo by Dave Flessner / Marquita Bradshaw, the executive director of the environmental justice group Sowing Justice and a 2024 Democratic candidate in Tennessee for the U.S. Senate, left, addresses protesters Wednesday in Tupelo, Miss., where the TVA board is conducting its quarterly meeting Thursday. A coalition of environmental and civil rights group object to TVA building more natural gas plants and want more transparency in the utility's new long-range power plan.
Staff Photo by Dave Flessner / Marquita Bradshaw, the executive director of the environmental justice group Sowing Justice and a 2024 Democratic candidate in Tennessee for the U.S. Senate, left, addresses protesters Wednesday in Tupelo, Miss., where the TVA board is conducting its quarterly meeting Thursday. A coalition of environmental and civil rights group object to TVA building more natural gas plants and want more transparency in the utility's new long-range power plan.


TUPELO, Miss. — America's biggest public utility isn't as public and transparent with its future power plans as the private, investor-owned utilities that operate in most of the nation under regulation by state public service commissions, critics of the Tennessee Valley Authority said Wednesday.

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