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South Harriman Baptist Church Permit Request

Roane County, Tennessee

On April 16, 2009, TVA issued a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) on a proposal by South Harriman Baptist Church’s trustee to relocate 150 feet and encapsulate 300 feet of an unnamed tributary of Caney Creek, Tennessee River Mile 562.3, right bank, in Roane County, Tennessee.  The purposes of this project are to allow construction of two access roads from Baumgartner Road and a church parking lot and to provide space for future development of a Christian service and education facility.  The scope of the TVA evaluation includes the linear footage of the unnamed tributary stream affected and the area of the proposed new parking lot. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposes to approve the placement of fill pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and TVA proposes to approve obstructions to the unnamed tributary pursuant to Section 26a of the TVA Act.  USACE has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) of the proposed action, and TVA was a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EA.  The EA, which included activities to mitigate the loss of stream and riparian habitat values, and the FONSI are presented below.


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Finding of No Significant Impact (PDF, 120 kb)
Environmental Assessment (PDF, 2.1 mb)


For more information or a printed copy of the documents, contact:
Stanford E. Davis, Senior NEPA Specialist
Tennessee Valley Authority
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11D
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-632-2915; Fax: 865-632-3451