TVA Virtual Open House Kicks Off Public Comment Period on Allen Fossil Plant

Nov 6, 2020

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority invites the Memphis community and all members of the public to join a virtual open house with live Q&A and provide feedback on next steps for the safe removal and long-term storage of coal ash from Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis. 

The virtual open house officially kicks off the public comment period on the proposed plan. The virtual open house will be Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, from 5 – 7 p.m. CST at the following link:

TVA staff will be available virtually to answer questions and discuss a variety of topics related to the Allen site, including TVA’s mission of service; safe coal ash removal and offsite storage; robust groundwater monitoring and assessment of groundwater corrective measures; and the schedule for the proposed plan, in keeping with federal and state rules pertaining to coal combustion residuals.

TVA is seeking public comment on the proposed plan from Nov. 17– Dec. 17, 2020. Virtual access to the content of the open house will remain available during the comment period. The public may submit comments during the open house and by email (, U.S. mail (2574 Plant Road, Memphis, TN 38109, c/o Latrivia Welch), phone (901-789-8847), and website ( Comments must be received by the end of the comment period, Dec. 17, 2020.

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

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Latrivia Welch
Public Relations
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