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Muscle Shoals as a yardstick

Louise G. Baldwin

Muscle Shoals as a yardstick

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Published by The National League of Women Voters in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Muscle Shoals (Ala.)
    • Subjects:
    • Tennessee Valley Authority.,
    • Muscle Shoals (Ala.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Louise G. Baldwin.
      ContributionsLeague of Women Voters (U.S.)
      LC ClassificationsTK1425.M8 B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., 8 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6306573M
      LC Control Number34017315

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Wilson Dam at Muscle Shoals had already been completed inand it was a key point of contention in the Muscle Shoals controversy prior to the establishment of TVA. Once established the TVA very quickly planned dams on the Tennessee River and its tributaries guided by the Corps of Engineers recommendations.

The TVA: It Ain't What It Used to Be to John Calhoun’s proposal to President James Monroe in to appropriate funds to remove the river blockage at Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

“yardstick.” That probing, in time, may answer the question of whether TVA has been, as Forbes magazine said, a “yardstick.

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We have spent millions on this project. In contrast, let me repeat the position which I took when I was first inaugurated Governor of New York in January,and which I have maintained ever since.

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Red Wagner had to threaten several TVA economists with firing or transfer to Muscle Shoals before he got his agency economists to come up with that $ million in net recreation benefits. (One of them who helped us refused to go along with TVA’s Tellico benefit estimates and left the agency, finding a long and happy career teaching here at UT.).

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