WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) Executive Vice President Tom Amontree issued the following statement on the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) Board of Directors' approval of the TVA Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).
"Readily available, abundant supplies of natural gas all across America have greatly expanded clean-energy opportunities and options for power generation nationwide. The board's approval of the IRP provides TVA with the flexibility to take advantage of this clean and affordable American resource to meet both power demands and environmental goals.
"TVA's aim is to lead the Tennessee Valley region and the nation toward a cleaner and more secure energy future. The natural gas community looks forward to working with the TVA in advancing these goals and meeting the region's energy needs."
America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) represents 30 of North America's leading independent natural gas exploration and production companies. ANGA members are dedicated to increasing the appreciation of the environmental, economic and national security benefits of clean, abundant, American natural gas. Learn more about ANGA at www.anga.us .
SOURCE America's Natural Gas Alliance