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Steve Geimann

Coal at the Tennessee Valley Authority Paradise Fossil Plant in Paradise, Kentucky.

Photograph by Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Coal at the Tennessee Valley Authority Paradise Fossil Plant in Paradise, Kentucky.

TVA Lives to Fight Another Budget Day

The Obama administration may be pulling the plug on plans to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority, created by Franklin D. Roosevelt 81 years ago. A year after President Barack Obama began a strategic review of the power provider, the  administration...

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Rep. Ed Whitfield during the Rally for Coal at the River Discovery Center in downtown Paducah, Ky.

Photograph by John Wright/The Paducah Sun/AP Photo

Rep. Ed Whitfield during the Rally for Coal at the River Discovery Center in downtown Paducah, Ky.

EPA Deemed ‘Rogue’ by Republican Urging Obama to Rein in Agency

A Kentucky Republican says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has gone rogue, reviving his campaign to rein in the regulator. Representative Ed Whitfield, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s panel on energy and power, quoted from court cases...

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