Cline Jones, executive director of the Tennessee River Valley Association, told TVA board members this morning that his group opposes any transfer of Tennessee River water to Georgia.
Jones, whose non-partisan, nonprofit group represents towing companies, barge lines, port and terminal operators, municipalities and related businesses, urged the board to also consider that stance and be very careful about any water transfers from the river.
The board is meeting in Columbia, Tenn.
Read more about it in Friday’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Pam Sohn has been reporting or editing Chattanooga news for 25 years. A Walden’s Ridge native, she began her journalism career with a 10-year stint at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. She came to the Chattanooga Times Free Press in 1999 after working at the Chattanooga Times for 14 years. She has been a city editor, Sunday editor, wire editor, projects team leader and assistant lifestyle editor. As a reporter, she also has covered the police, ...