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Public Notice

Tennessee Valley Authority

June 29, 2005

Proposed action

Easement request


Elk River, Lauderdale County, Alabama


Gilbert F. “Bubba” Doss III of Rogersville, Alabama, has requested a 40-year easement for the development of a commercial marina on 91.1 acres of TVA-managed property on the Elk River in Lauderdale County, Alabama. The marina project would include wet slips, dry storage, a ship’s store, an RV park, camping areas, nature trails, cabins, and a restaurant. The tract is currently managed by TVA for informal recreation and is allocated for Commercial Recreation and Visual Management in the Wheeler Reservoir Land Management Plan.

TVA is interested in receiving comments on the potential of the proposed action to affect the environment or historic properties and in identifying any other issues associated with this proposal. These comments will be used in reaching a decision on the proposed action.

All written comments on this proposed action must be received on or before July 29, 2005. For additional information, or to submit comments, contact:

Debbie Rutherford, TVA
Reservation Road
Muscle Shoals, AL 35662
Fax: 256-386-2559



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