- tax on value added: a sales tax imposed by member nations of the Common Market on imports from the U.S. and other countries.
- U.S. Government. Tennessee Valley Authority: a three-member board, created in 1933, charged with developing the Tennessee River and its tributaries to promote their use for inexpensive electric power, irrigation, flood control, navigation, etc. Since 1933 many projects have been constructed, including numerous dams.
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The TVA, a federally owned and chartered electric power provider, is a New Deal legacy just like Social Security.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern
January 2, 2015
What are you going to say when they ask you the political philosophy behind TVA?How Obama Did It
March 21, 2010
In early studies of native nut trees, TVA recognized the possibilities of black walnut, especially the improved varieties.
TVA produced the trees and the seven Valley state extension services distributed them to farmers for test planting.
Eight years after it was begun—by the middle of 1941—with war threatening the civilized world, the TVA has become a defense arm.Blue Ridge Country