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TVA conducts environmental reviews in accordance with the  National Environmental Policy Act, which requires federal agencies to consider the effects of their proposed projects on the human and natural environment before final decisions are made. These environmental reviews under NEPA typically also include assessments that facilitate compliance with other environmental reviews requirements, such as those under the  National Historic Preservation Act and the  Endangered Species Act

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Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Programs, Plans and Policies

2024 Integrated Resource Plan

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Power Generation – Coal and Gas

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Power Generation – Nuclear

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Power Generation – Solar and Other Renewables

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Economic Development

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Land, Facilities and Permitting

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

River System Operations

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Transmission

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902

Natural Resources Management

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

McCracken County, Kentucky

On January 16, 2018, TVA released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the construction and operation of an onsite landfill to help manage the coal combustion residuals at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released on December 8, 2017.

The year-long EIS assessed the environmental impacts of closing an existing special waste landfill, a large ash impoundment, and building and operating a new lined landfill that will store dry coal ash waste produced at the plant in the future. While TVA assessed all of those actions, TVA’s decision in January pertained only to the construction of a new onsite lined landfill to provide additional long-term disposal for dry coal combustion residual materials produced at the Shawnee Fossil Plant.

TVA chose to further analyze the closure alternatives as well as consider the environmental impacts associated with construction and operation of two process water basins that will collect and treat process flows from the Shawnee Fossil Plant in a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) The final SEIS was released on August 24, 2018. On October 22, 2018, TVA released a ROD for the closure of the special waste landfill and a large ash impoundment. The ROD also included the construction and operation of the two process water basins.

Related Documents

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 17.6mb)

Record of Decision (PDF, 0.1mb)

Final Record of Decision (PDF, 0.2mb)

Final Environmental Impact Statement (PDF, 62.8mb)

Contact

More information on this environmental review can be obtained from:

Ashley Pilakowski
NEPA Specialist
[email protected]
865-632-2256
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B
Knoxville, TN 37902