TVA’s Regional Resource Stewardship Council to Meet in Knoxville

September 23, 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ― The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Regional Resource Stewardship Council will meet Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 28 and 29, in Knoxville to review TVA’s natural resource activities and partnerships.

The 20-member council will receive updates on TVA’s stewardship initiatives, floating houses, dam projects and encroachment management.

The two-day meeting will be open to the public and held at TVA headquarters, 400 W. Summit Hill Drive in Knoxville. The council will meet on Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT and on Tuesday from 8-11:45 a.m. EDT. A public comment session is scheduled at 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday.

The council was created in 1999 by the TVA board of directors to gain stakeholder input in the important decisions TVA makes about managing the river and its ecosystem. TVA has responsibility for over 11,000 miles of shoreline, 650,000 acres of water and 293,000 acres of public land across the Tennessee Valley.

Anyone interested in making comments during the public listening period should register at the door by 8:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday. Handout materials should be limited to one printed page. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Resource Stewardship Council, Tennessee Valley Authority, 400 W. Summit Hill Drive, WT-9D, Knoxville, TN 37902.

To learn more, visit the council website at http://www.tva.com/rrsc or call the council records officer at 865-632-6113.

Contact

TVA Public Relations

tvainfo@tva.gov
(865) 632-6000
Knoxville, TN