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8 benefits of Tennessee River valley authority

8 benefits of Tennessee River Valley Authority (TVA)

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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