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see Tennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley Authority
(TVA), independent U.S. government corporate agency, created in 1933 by act of Congress; it is responsible for the integrated development of the Tennessee River basin.
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The National Park Service has added majestic Norris Dam, which extends 1,860 feet across the Clinch River in East Tennessee, to the National Register of Historic Places.
Representative Chuck Fleischmann presented TVA Historian Pat Ezzell the plaque that will be prominently displayed at Norris Dam.
Focussing on regional planning in the early twentieth century as explored by the American conservationist Benton MacKaye, Macy and Bonnemaison discuss urbanisation in Tennessee and the first Norris dam.
Oak Ridge was selected as the CEW site for its seclusion and natural barriers, its ready access to railroads, an abundance of cheap land, mild climate, and the copious amounts of electricity available from the nearby Norris Dam.
ABSTRACT--This study examined the biodiversity of the land mollusks of Norris Dam State Park near Norris, Tennessee.
The purpose of this study was to examine land mollusk species diversity within different physical communities found at Norris Dam State Park near Norris, Tennessee.
TVA estimates it has averted nearly $7 billion in flood damage since it completed its first dam, Norris Dam, in 1936.
Eighty years ago this month, Norris Dam, one of the largest in the world at the time of construction, began protecting downstream communities from devastating floods and providing low-cost power to rural communities and industrialized cities.
TVA is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Norris Dam and its place in history with a two-day, fun-filled event, July 29-30.
THE LAND SNAILS OF NORRIS DAM STATE PARK, TENNESSEE: SPECIES DIVERSITY AMONG FOUR PHYSICAL COMMUNITIES FOUND WITHIN THE PARK.
Voith Siemens Hydro achieved this at TVA's Norris Dam with a turbine design that provided 5.