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www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/306/118

The Tennessee Valley Authority Act erects a corporation, an instrumentality of the United States, to develop by a series of dams on the Tennessee River and its ... and one which transmits electricity in Tennessee and Alabama, filed a bill in equity, in the Chancery Court of Knox County, Tennessee, against the Authority and ...

www.tva.gov/About-TVA/Our-History/Built-for-the-People/The-Lost-Towns-of-Pickwick

The vast reservoir created by the Pickwick Landing Dam affected sections of Hardin County, Tennessee; Tishomingo County, Mississippi; and Colbert and Lauderdale counties in Alabama. Prior to construction, TVA surveyed and mapped approximately 100,000 acres of land. The agency then acquired more than 63,700 ...

www.tva.gov/Environment/Environmental-Stewardship/Land-Management/TVA-Land-Policy

TVA's Land Policy spells out exactly how the agency manages the reservoir system and its 293000 acres of surrounding lands to maximize public enjoyment, flood control, power production and economic ... The lands that TVA stewards in the name of the United States are some of the most important resources of the region.

cases.justia.com/federal/appellate-courts/ca6/13-6004/13-6004-2014-10-22.pdf?ts=1414074658

Oct 22, 2014 ... The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) provides electric power to consumers in seven states across the ... unto the United States of America, a permanent easement and right-of-way, for the following purposes[.] ... Although the TVA has been maintaining the vegetation in its easements for more than seventy ...

www.encyclopedia.com/social-sciences-and-law/political-science-and-government/us-government/tennessee-valley-authority

Established by the U.S. Congress in 1933 as a critical component of President Franklin Roosevelt's Depression-era “New Deal,” the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) was initially created primarily to manage the Tennessee River's navigation and flood control problems, to encourage reforestation and proper land use, and  ...