TVA to Hold Public Meeting on Land Management Planning

January 05, 2017

WHAT:    The Tennessee Valley Authority is hosting a public meeting to involve interested residents in learning more about proposed changes to its land management plans associated with eight reservoirs, including Fort Loudoun. The public will also have the opportunity to provide comments during the meeting.
    
WHO:    Members of the TVA Natural Resources team
    
WHEN:    5:00 – 7:30 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
    
WHERE:    TVA West Tower Auditorium
400 West Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, Tenn.
    
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:    TVA manages the lands surrounding its reservoirs and periodically reviews and updates the land management plans associated with eight of its reservoirs. These reservoirs are surrounded by 138,222 acres of land located in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama and are Chickamauga, Fort Loudoun, Great Falls, Kentucky, Nickajack, Normandy, Wheeler and Wilson.

In 2016, TVA began an environmental review as part of the planning process. A public scoping session was completed and comments have been incorporated in a draft Environmental Impact Statement, which is now open for public review and comment through Jan. 31, 2017. The EIS will be discussed at the Jan. 10th meeting.

A copy of the draft EIS and the associated land plans can be found at www.tva.gov/landplanreview.

Contact

TVA Public Relations

tvainfo@tva.gov
(865) 632-6000
Knoxville, TN