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Published by Tennessee Valley Authority, Office of Power, Engineering and Planning Support Staff in [Chattanooga, Tenn.?] .
Written in English


  • Coal-fired power plants -- Tennessee River Region

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Edition Notes

Other titlesProject retirement plan
Statementprepared by Ram L. Bashambu
ContributionsTennessee Valley Authority. Office of Power. Engineering and Planning Support Staff
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14949074M

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