TVA conducts environmental reviews in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which requires federal agencies to consider the effects of their proposed projects on the human and natural environment before final decisions are made.
Integrated Resource Plan
The Integrated Resource Plan examines the ways TVA can meet future demand for power in new and innovative ways. Considering costs, environmental factors, reliability, regulations and energy efficiency, the plan will determine how TVA’s generation portfolio will look in the future. Read more about the 2015 Integrated Resource Plan.
Open for Public Comment
TVA intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to address the closure of coal combustion residual impoundments at its coal-fired power plants.
The River Bend Solar Project would occupy approximately 645 acres in Lauderdale County, Alabama, about five miles west-northwest of Florence.
TVA requests your comments on the draft environmental assessment (EA) on Straight Creek Properties Disposal of Coal Reserves in Bell and Harlan Counties, Kentucky. Comments must be received by November 4, 2015.