Regional Resource Stewardship Council To Discuss Natural Resource Plan
Oct. 26, 2009
The Regional Resource Stewardship Council will meet Oct. 29-30 in Knoxville to help TVA develop a plan that will be used in the management of Tennessee Valley reservoir lands.
TVA will ask the RRSC to help determine the scope and direction of the Natural Resource Plan and accompanying environmental impact statement. The RRSC was established to advise TVA on natural resource stewardship activities.
As part of implementing the TVA Environmental Policy, TVA is developing the Natural Resource Plan and environmental impact statement to help prioritize TVA’s sustainable land use and natural resource management.
The council will meet from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, and 8 a.m. to noon EDT, Friday, Oct. 30, in the West Tower Auditorium of TVA’s Knoxville Office Complex, 400 W. Summit Hill Drive. The meeting will be open to the public.
A public comment period will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 30. Anyone wanting to make comments at the meeting may register online at www.tva.com/rrsc or may register at the door by 9 a.m.
Speakers are asked to limit their remarks to no more than five minutes. Up to an hour will be allotted for public comments with participation available on a first-come, first-served basis. Hand-out materials should be limited to one printed page.
Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Resource Stewardship Council, TVA, 400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11B, Knoxville, TN 37902-1499, or faxed to (865) 632-2345. Comments may be made directly to council members through the RRSC website, accessible at www.tva.com/rrsc. For more information, call the council records officer at (865) 632-6113.
TVA is the nation’s largest public power provider and is completely self-financing. TVA provides power to large industries and 158 power distributors that serve approximately 9 million consumers in seven southeastern states. TVA also creates economic development opportunities and manages the Tennessee River and its tributaries to provide multiple benefits, including flood damage reduction, navigation, water quality and recreation.
TVA News Bureau, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000