“Great Smoky is the most polluted park in the United States,” said Tom Kiernan, NPCA president. “Coal-fired power plants are the largest single source of this pollution. As a major regional source of air pollution, TVA must take responsibility for their impact to the park.”
RALEIGH, N.C.-CP&L Energy, Duke Energy and SCANA Corp. have proposed the formation of an independent regional transmission organization (RTO) in compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 2000. The proposed RTO is to be known as GridSouth and would be responsible for operating and planning the transmission systems of the three companies.