Pre-emptive Discharge of Dam Water – A must even in TVA

December 10th, 2011 No Comments   Posted in Dam water release

TVA opens spill gates of all nine dams in Tennessee River system

(from Dec 8 – McClatchy-Tribune Regional News – Suzanna McCloskey The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn.)

 

┬áThe author of this blog is gratified to know that even the renowed US TVA practices pre-emptive discharge of excess dam water in order to provide sufficent ulage to contain an incoming storm or exceptional rainfall or run-off arising from non-absorptive capability of vegetation during certain periods of the year, thus avoiding the need for catastrophic releases of excess dam water during peak rainfall and run-off. More »

How the US could regain its lost economic power – follow Italy’s example

December 6th, 2011 No Comments   Posted in Uncategorized

How the US could regain its lost economic power – follow Italy’s example

The only way for America to regain its lost economic power is to follow Italy’s example : reduce public expenditure and raise taxes at the same time to reduce the deficit and ensure sustainable economic trajectory. More »