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Senators approve TVA board appointees

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A U.S. Senate panel has approved President Barack Obama’s four appointees to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) board, putting them in line for a confirmation vote by the full Senate.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved the nominees to the nine-member board March 4.

They are former TVA board chairman William B. Sansom of Knoxville, Georgia Tech professor Marilyn A. Brown, Barbara S. Haskew and Neil G. McBride.

Haskew has held various teaching and administrative jobs at Middle Tennessee State University.

McBride is a public interest lawyer in Oak Ridge.

TVA is the nation’s largest public utility, delivering electricity to about 9 million people in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

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