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9 NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

9 NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

Pollution from the numerous industries as well as agricultural chemicals used on irrigated farms. Loss of silt in downstream areas of the rivers that were dammed as well as the lower Mississippi vally. Displacement of people from the area as over 15000 families were displaced from the areas affected by the project. Stagnant water in …

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5 AIMS OF TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

5 AIMS OF TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

Tennessee river valley is found in the U.S.A and is a tributary of the Ohio river, the government of the U.S.A organized the development of the valley with the general aim of solving the economic difficulties of the people. The major aims OF the Tennessee River Valley Authority included the following: To control soil erosion. …

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8 BENEFITS OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

8 BENEFITS OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AUTHORITY

By 1930 there was massive deforestation followed with poor farming methods in southern USA. This resulted in severe gulley erosion and the soils eroded from the slopes were deposited into river Tennessee and other rivers like Ohio and Cumberland. This swallowed the river for navigation and resulted in flooding. The floods damaged people`s crops and …

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