Fish In a Porkbarrel

Plater, Zygmunt J.B.
April 1978
New Republic;4/8/78, Vol. 178 Issue 14, p15
Focuses on the report prepared by the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) regarding the violation of the Endangered Species Act by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in Tellico Dam. Objective of building the dam to create subsidized lakefront industrial sites and a final flatware recreation; Report of GAO that TVA's benefit claim for the Tellico project were completely unreliable; Argument that the development of the river valley without a reservoir appears to be a profitable alternative even today with the dam virtually complete.


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