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Boilers to shut down after scrutiny from the EPA

The burning of resources such as coal has long been argued over due to the pollution it creates in the atmosphere. Now, 18 boilers owned by the Tennessee Valley Authority have been forced to shut down in an effort to reduce the waste distributed into the air, according to Forbes magazine.

The closing of the boilers will significantly reduce the amount of carbon emissions released by the Tennessee Valley Authority. This development is the result of a lawsuit filed by the Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that the emissions were extremely detrimental to the environment.

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