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Public Notice

January 3, 2012

Proposed Action

Permanent Easement


Wheeler Reservoir, Tennessee River mile 333.7 (left bank), Morgan County, Alabama


TVA is considering granting a 30-year easement on approximately 3 acres of land on Wheeler Reservoir near Lacey Springs, Alabama.  TVA is seeking public comment as part of an environmental assessment (EA) prior to deciding on the easement.

Rogers Group, Incorporated has requested the land for the development, operation, and maintenance of a barge terminal to serve their existing rock quarry.  The property is located on Wheeler Reservoir at Tennessee River mile 333.7 (left bank), in Morgan County, Alabama.

TVA is interested in receiving comments on the potential for the proposed action to affect the environment or historic properties and to identify any other issues associated with this proposal.  The comments will be used to identify issues to be addressed in the EA for the proposed action of granting an easement on the property.  Public comment is invited concerning both the scope of the EA and environmental issues that should be addressed in the EA. 

Any comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and will be available for public inspection.  All written comments on this proposed action must be received on or before February 2, 2012.  Written comments may be mailed to the address below or e-mailed to

For additional information, please contact:

Samantha J. Strickland
Tennessee Valley Authority
Post Office Box 1010, MPB 1H-M
Muscle Shoals, AL 35622-2954
Phone: (256) 386-2643
Fax: (256) 386-2954



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