TVA Beats Challenge To Power Line Tree Maintenace

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has absolved the Tennessee Valley Authority of Tennessee landowners' claims that the agency failed to take a hard look at the fallout from a plan to reduce foliage surrounding 16,000 miles of electrical transmission lines.

U.S. District Judge Thomas A. Varlan tossed a suit last week from 14 property owners accusing the utility of violating the National Environmental Policy Act when it directed maintenance workers to cut down trees in “buffer zones” near its power lines that could someday grow taller than 15...
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Case Title

Sherwood et al v. Tennessee Valley Authority (TV3)


Case Number

3:12-cv-00156

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Tennessee Eastern

Nature of Suit

Torts to Land

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Thomas A Varlan

Date Filed

April 3, 2012

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