30-Year Easement Renewal for Natural Gas Pipeline on Melton Hill Reservoir

June 17, 2016

East Tennessee Natural Gas – Melton Hill Reservoir – Anderson and Knox Counties, Tennessee

TVA is considering a request to grant a renewal for a 30-year term easement over approximately 2.4 acres on Melton Hill Reservoir at Clinch River mile 41.4 in Anderson and Knox counties, Tennessee.  East Tennessee Natural Gas has requested the term easement renewal for continued operation of its existing buried natural gas transmission pipeline.  TVA is seeking public comment prior to deciding on the easement.

TVA is interested in receiving comments regarding the action’s potential to affect the environment or historic properties, and to identify any other issues associated with this request.  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 July 18, 2016.  Written comments may be mailed to the address below or emailed to kmweisz@tva.gov.  For additional information please contact:

Kenneth M. Weisz
Tennessee Valley Authority
260 Interchange Park Drive
Lenoir City, Tennessee 37772
Phone: (865) 632-1335