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West Point-SeverCorr 161-kV Transmission Line

Lowndes and Clay Counties, Mississippi

This final Environmental Assessment addresses the proposal by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to serve the new SeverCorr 161-kV Substation at Lowndes County-Golden Triangle Megasite by building an approximately 20.5 mile, 161-kilovolt (kV) transmission line connection from TVA’s existing West Point 161-kV Substation, located north of West Point in Clay County Mississippi, to SeverCorr’s planned SeverCorr 161-kV Substation. TVA would rebuild 14.7 miles of double-circuit 161-kV transmission line on mostly existing right-of-way and construct 5.8 miles of new 161-kV transmission line on new right-of-way 100 feet in width. An additional 12.5 feet of new right-of-way would be required along the existing transmission line right-of-way.

TVA has reviewed the public comments regarding the proposal and evaluated the environmental data on alternative routes for the transmission line. Based on this, TVA has selected the Route D alternative as the preferred route.

Documents

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Finding of No Significant Impact (PDF, 32 kb)

Environmental Assessment (PDF, 1.5 mb)

Figure 1-2: Route Alternatives (PDF, 2.2 mb)

Appendices (PDF, 661 kb)

Contact information

For more information or to request a printed copy of these documents, contact:

Anita E. Masters, Senior NEPA Specialist
Environmental Stewardship and Policy
Tennessee Valley Authority
1101 Market Street, MR 2T
Chattanooga, TN 37402
E-mail: aemasters@tva.gov

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