Tennessee Valley Authority 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Webinar Meeting of the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2017-26365
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-07
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC) has scheduled a webinar meeting to discuss guiding principles that TVA should consider when designing wholesale rate changes and the mechanisms TVA should use to engage Valley stakeholders in discussions relating to wholesale rate changes. The RERC initiated discussions on these issues at its meeting on November 29, 2017, and intends to continue those discussions at this scheduled webinar meeting. The RERC was established to advise TVA on its energy resource activities and the priority to be placed among competing objectives and values. Notice of this webinar meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Privacy Act Regulations; Correction
Document Number: C1-2017-24300
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-14
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2017-24499
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-13
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, to consider various matters related to energy resources in the Tennessee Valley. The RERC was established to advise TVA on its energy resource activities and the priority to be placed among competing objectives and values. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Privacy Act Regulations
Document Number: 2017-24300
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority issues this final rule amending its Privacy Act (PA) regulation to redesignate section numbering.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2017-24298
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-07
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council
Document Number: 2017-22309
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-16
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Resource Stewardship Council (RRSC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15, 2017, to consider various matters. The RRSC was established to advise TVA on its natural resource stewardship activities. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Rarity Pointe Commercial Recreation and Residential Development on Tellico Reservoir, Loudon and Monroe Counties, Tennessee
Document Number: 2017-19657
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-15
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is amending its September 10, 2003, Record of Decision (ROD) for the Rarity Pointe Commercial Recreation and Residential Development on Tellico Reservoir, Loudon and Monroe Counties, Tennessee Final Environmental Impact Statement (2003 Rarity Pointe FEIS). In 2012, WindRiver Management LLC (WindRiver) purchased the Rarity Pointe development and requested that TVA consider modifications to the original development plan. In July 2017, TVA completed a supplemental environmental assessment analyzing the potential impacts of the proposed modifications. This amended ROD incorporates TVA's decisions relating to the modifications.
Multiple Reservoir Land Management Plans
Document Number: 2017-19310
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-12
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has decided to adopt proposed reservoir land management plans (RLMPs) for the 138,321.4 acres of TVA-managed public land on eight reservoirs in Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee: Chickamauga, Fort Loudoun, Great Falls, Kentucky, Nickajack, Normandy, Wheeler and Wilson. TVA is also revising its Comprehensive Valleywide Land Plan (CVLP) to incorporate the information included in the eight RLMPs.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: 2017-18626
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority issues this final rule amending its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations to incorporate the statutory changes made to the FOIA by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Act). The TVA's FOIA regulations provide the procedures by which the public may request records from TVA, and the policies and procedures by which TVA provides such records to the public upon written request. TVA is updating its regulations to incorporate the procedural requirements of the Act.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-17709
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-21
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Procedures for Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act
Document Number: 2017-15983
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is announcing an extension of the public comment period on its proposed amendments to procedures implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The amendments also address implementation of the Executive Order 13690, Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Considering Stakeholder Input. A notice of Proposed Rulemaking was published in the Federal Register on June 8, 2017, announcing a 60-day comment period closing on August 7, 2017. This document serves to extend the comment period by 30 days until September 6, 2017. TVA is extending the comment period because of the timely requests we received to do so.
Charter Renewal of the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2017-15670
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the TVA Board of Directors has renewed the Regional Energy Resource Council (Council) charter for an additional two-year period beginning on August 1, 2017.
Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
Document Number: 2017-13942
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-03
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Tennessee Valley Authority
Procedures for Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act
Document Number: 2017-11784
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-08
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is proposing to amend its procedures implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to make these implementing procedures better align with its decision making processes, and to incorporate into these procedures guidance issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) since the procedures were last amended. TVA also proposes to move its NEPA implementing procedures from TVA Instruction IX (Environmental Review) to Chapter XIII (Tennessee Valley Authority) in the Code of Federal Regulations as Part 1318. In addition, implementation of the Executive Order (E.O.) 13690, Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input, is addressed.
Meeting of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council
Document Number: 2017-10416
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-25
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Resource Stewardship Council (RRSC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 6 and Wednesday, June 7, 2017, to consider various matters. The RRSC was established to advise TVA on its natural resource stewardship activities. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-09451
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-09
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Bull Run Fossil Plant Landfill
Document Number: 2017-08459
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-27
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is provided in accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations and Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TVA has decided to adopt the Preferred Alternative identified in the Bull Run Fossil Plant Landfill Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The notice of availability (NOA) of the Final EIS for the Bull Run Landfill was published in the Federal Register on January 20, 2017. This alternative, Construct and Operate a Landfill for Storage of coal combustion residual (CCR) on TVA Property Adjacent to Bull Run Fossil Plant (Site J), would achieve the purpose and need of the project to provide long-term disposal of dry CCR materials produced at the Bull Run Fossil Plant.
Meeting of the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2017-07552
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-14
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 2 and Wednesday, May 3, 2017, regarding regional energy related issues in the Tennessee Valley. The RERC was established to advise TVA on its energy resource activities and the priorities among competing objectives and values. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App.2. The meeting agenda includes the following:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-07296
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-12
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
This is a renewal request for approval of the EnergyRight[supreg] Program information collection (OMB No. 3316-0019). The information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this renewal of an existing information collection as provided by 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1).
Production of Tritium in Commercial Light Water Reactors
Document Number: 2017-06463
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-05
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is provided in accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations and the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TVA has decided to implement the preferred alternative identified in the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Production of Tritium in a Commercial Light Water Reactor, issued March 4, 2016, prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA). The decision allows for the production of tritium using TVA reactors at both the Watts Bar and Sequoyah sites in eastern Tennessee and continues an interagency agreement with DOE/NNSA under The Economy Act to provide irradiation services for producing tritium in TVA light water reactors.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-03120
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-02-15
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01818
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The proposed information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this renewal of an existing information collection.
Environmental Impact Statement-Transmission System Vegetation Management Program
Document Number: 2017-01448
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (``TVA'') intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (``EIS'') to address the management of vegetation on its transmission system. In order to ensure that electric service to the public is not disrupted by outages on its transmission lines, TVA must control the vegetation on about 260,000 acres of the rights of way (``ROW'') for those lines. This EIS will programmatically consider the impacts of vegetation management activities on approximately 17,000 miles of transmission line.