Proposed Easement on Chickamauga Reservoir

TVA is considering a request to grant a term easement over approximately 6 acres of land on Chickamauga Reservoir at Hiwassee River Mile 18.8 (right bank), in McMinn County, Tennessee. Southern Ionics, Incorporated has requested the 30-year easement for continued operation of their existing barge terminal and rail spur. TVA is seeking public comment prior to deciding on the easement.

TVA is interested in receiving comments on the proposed action. Any comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and will be available for public inspection. All written comments on this proposed action must be received on or before March 12, 2018. Written comments may be mailed to the address below or e-mailed to

Heather M. Hamilton
Tennessee Valley Authority-TVA
4601 N. Access Road, Building B
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415
Phone: (800) 882-5263