TVA Asks for Public Input on the Clinch River Nuclear Site

Feb 2, 2021

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public comment on its Notice of Intent to prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement on proposed actions for an advanced nuclear reactor technology park at the Clinch River Nuclear Site in Roane County, Tennessee.

TVA is asking for public comments to identify potential alternatives, information, and analysis relevant to the construction, operation, and decommissioning of such a park.

The park would contain one or more advanced nuclear reactors with a cumulative electrical output not to exceed 800 megawatts. TVA plans to evaluate a variety of alternatives, including a no-action alternative.

TVA will host a virtual open house on March 1, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. EST. Detailed information is available at

The public is invited to submit comments, which must be received or postmarked by March 19, 2021. Comments may be submitted in writing to J. Taylor Cates, NEPA Specialist, 1101 Market Street, BR 2C-C, Chattanooga, TN 37402; online at; or by email to [email protected] Please note that due to COVID-19 teleworking restrictions, electronic submission of comments is encouraged to ensure timely review and consideration.

All comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and available for public inspection.

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Malinda Hunter
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