TVA Requests Input on Browns Ferry Nuclear Subsequent License Renewal

Jun 2, 2021

ATHENS, Ala. – The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for public comment on its Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on proposed actions associated with obtaining U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission license renewals for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Units 1, 2 and 3 in Limestone County, Alabama.

 The NRC license renewals would authorize the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant Units 1, 2, and 3 to continue operation for an additional 20 years beyond the current NRC operating licenses expiration dates of 2033, 2034, and 2036, respectively. TVA plans to evaluate a variety of alternatives including a no-action alternative.

TVA has a virtual meeting room available from June 1 through July 1, 2021. Access the virtual meeting and other details at under the section titled Open for Public Comment. 

Comments must be received or postmarked by July 1, 2021, and 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 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. 


Malinda Hunter
Public Relations

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