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Tough past negotiations position city well as TVA question reaches critical point

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 28, 2020 9:05 AM CT | Published: May 28, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>TVA president Jeff Lyash met with Memphis City Council members on Nov. 13, 2019. Memphis is preparing to make some big decisions about the future of Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

TVA president Jeff Lyash met with Memphis City Council members on Nov. 13, 2019. Memphis is preparing to make some big decisions about the future of Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division. (Daily Memphian file)

The city’s nearly century-old relationship between Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division and the Tennessee Valley Authority reaches a critical point with some options, thanks to hard past negotiations. 

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