TVA's overarching Environmental Policy is to produce increasingly clean, reliable and affordable power, support sustainable economic growth in the Tennessee Valley and promote proactive environmental sustainability in a balanced and ecologically sound manner.
As a good steward, it is TVA's duty to promote the proper public use of the Tennessee River watershed and its natural resources. We are committed to sustainability and continuous improvement, proactive stewardship in managing our natural resources and environmental footprint and maintaining compliance with all applicable environmental and legal requirements.
TVA continues to integrate sustainable practices into business operations by establishing goals, measuring progress and reporting performance in these six key areas:
TVA actively reduces its carbon emissions through cleaner production options and energy efficiency initiatives. We are:
TVA improves regional air quality through emission controls on existing generation and through adopting cleaner energy options. We are:
TVA manages an integrated river system for multiple uses and provides clean water for Valley needs. We are:
TVA conducts its operational and business functions striving to reduce waste and increase recycling. We are:
TVA manages public lands for multiple benefits, striving to maintain good environmental health while balancing the need for sustainable development. We are:
TVA manages public lands for multiple benefits, striving to maintain good environmental health while balancing the needs for sustainable development and recreation. We are: