TVA Seeking Public Comment on Kingston Environmental Investigation Plan

August 15, 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public comment on a proposed Environmental Investigation Plan for coal combustion residuals at its Kingston Fossil Plant near Harriman, Tenn.

TVA is developing the plan and seeking public comment following direction from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation regarding coal ash and other coal combustion residuals stored at TVA’s coal plants in Tennessee.

The Kingston Fossil Plant EIP provides details on how TVA plans to investigate and assess the risks to soil, surface water and groundwater from CCR stored at Kingston.

The EIP can be viewed online via the website link provided below. The public comment period runs from Aug. 15 through Sept. 28, 2018.

Comments on the plan can be submitted:

  • In writing at TN Commissioner’s Order Comment, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1101 Market St. BR 4A, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37402
  • In person at a public meeting to be held on Aug. 30, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. EDT at Noah’s Event Venue, 1200 Ladd Landing Boulevard, Kingston, Tenn.
  • Via email at TDECorder@tva.gov
  • Online at www.tva.com/KIFEIPcomments

Comments must be received by the end of the comment period, Sept. 28, 2018.

Please note that any comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and will be available for public inspection.

For additional information visit www.tva.com/KingstonEIP.

For more information about TVA and its 85-year mission of service to the Tennessee Valley, click here.

Contact

Scott Brooks
TVA Public Relations, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000

tvainfo@tva.gov
(865) 632-7453
Knoxville, TN