Environmental Reviews

TVA conducts environmental reviews in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, which requires federal agencies to consider the effects of their proposed projects on the human and natural environment before final decisions are made.

Programs, Plans and Policies
Power Generation – Coal and Gas
Power Generation – Nuclear
Power Generation – Solar and Other Renewables
Economic Development
Land, Facilities and Permitting
River System Operations
Natural Resources Management

Open for Public Comment

Brightwater Park at WindRiver

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) requests your comments on the draft supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed Brightwater Park at WindRiver. Comments must be received by June 23, 2017.

Bull Run Ash Impoundment Closure

TVA is seeking comment on a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Bull Run Fossil Plant.

Management of Coal Combustion Residuals from the Shawnee Fossil Plant

TVA requests your comments on the scope of its draft environmental impact statement (EIS) on the Shawnee Fossil Plant (SHF) Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Management.

Ocoee River Whitewater Rafting Agreements

TVA is seeking public input on a proposed management agreement with the U.S. Forest Service, the State of Tennessee, and the Ocoee River Outfitters Association to establish partner responsibilities for recreational management along the Ocoee River.

Proposed Changes to TVA’s NEPA Procedures

The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public comment on its proposed changes to procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act.

TVA John Sevier Boat Ramp

TVA is considering refurbishing and reopening access to the boat ramp at the John Sevier Gas Plant.