TVA to give Roane County $40 Million for economic development

(Knoxville News Sentinel 9-14-09) Roane County communities will receive $40 million from TVA to be used toward economic development as part of a Tennessee Valley Authority effort to help the county recover from the Dec. 22 Kingston coal fly-ash spill, TVA and county officials announced today. TVA and Roane County leaders have established the Roane County Economic Development Foundation to administer the fund.