Month: April 2016

From the Oakridger Posted Apr. 27, 2016 at 11:18 AM To the Editor: I live in Anderson County and recreate in many areas in East Tennessee that are impacted by mining, including Watts Bar Lake, various areas of the Clinch …

Letter: Enforce strict rules for coal Read More »

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 The Tennessee Valley Authority is taking another step to change the way ash and coal products are stored at Kingston Fossil Plant with the addition of a bottom ash dewatering facility. The decision to build a …

TVA Environmental Review Supports Dewatering Facility At Kingston Read More »

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Massive weights were the name of the game for competitors on the Tennessee River (Watts Bar/Fort Loudoun/Tellico) at Lenoir City. It was the location of Cabela’s King Kat Super Event on April 16 and 17, 2016. Participating anglers competed for …

Aaron Massey and David Harrison win Cabela’s King Kat with 268 pounds Read More »

The WBLA 2016 Spring Clean Up on April 2, was a huge success. Three teams- working in Spring City, 10 Mile, and Kingston removed a total of 3936 lbs of trash including 55 tires and 4 propane tanks. 22 volunteers …

2016 Spring Watts Bar Lake Shore Clean Up Read More »

The writer of the letter “Invasive plant will take over” stated that Watts Bar Lake is being overtaken by the aquatic plant Eurasian hydrilla and claimed, “The Watts Bar Lake Association has reached out to TVA and state representatives, as …

Group working with TVA on plant issues Read More »

KINGSTON — The city’s plan to get in the boat slip rental business has hit some roadblocks, including a resident questioning whether the proper permits were obtained, but the project is moving forward, officials said. Using $90,000 of the remaining …

Despite questions, Kingston moving ahead with waterfront project Read More »