Familiar chimney stacks at TVA’s Allen Fossil Plant coming down Friday

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 02, 2023 3:57 PM CT | Published: February 02, 2023 2:36 PM CT

The demolition of the three 400-foot-tall chimney stacks at the now-defunct Allen Fossil Plant is the final step in a four-phase plan to prepare the site for redevelopment, and repurpose the 500 acres of land it occupies in Southwest Memphis.


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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