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42634
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The documentary River Heroes of the South looks at the natural waterways of western North Carolina and includes interviews from environmentalists and leaders of the communities.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 7, July 2018, p84
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25922
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Despite the appropriation of funds, TVA announced it will discontinue plans to plans to build a system of 14 dams and reservoirs along the Upper French Broad River basin in Western North Carolina. Although TVA believed the plans’ aims to provide local economic benefits would be successful in the long term, the communities of the affected counties were no longer supportive at all levels.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 16 Issue 1, 1973, p9
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30465
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The current administration is looking to withdrawal from some industrial enterprises, but where does that leave entities like the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)? There is a fight over TVA appropriations, as the general taxpayer would like to cease paying for Tennessee energy, while Tennesseans would like to prevent power shortages across the state. One argument is to sell the power-generating facilities to the people of the area it serves.
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15341
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The Tennessee Valley Authority was responsible for constructing both the Hiwassee Dam and the town that would house construction workers. Hiwassee town was constructed on 250 foot elevation overlooking the dam site and was created to house and sustain thousands of workers that would be constructing the Hiwassee Dam on Hiwassee River in the late spring of 1938. The town included dormitories, permanent and temporary housing, cafeteria, a community building which will included school, church, post office, police and fire departments, library, auditorium, and pharmacy.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 31, Jan 1938, p6-7, il
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