Tennessee Valley Authority 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sugar Camp Energy, LLC Mine No. 1 Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25972
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-25
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has decided to adopt the preferred alternative identified in the Sugar Camp Energy, LLC Mine No. 1 Boundary Revision 6 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which was made available to the public on October 2, 2020. A Notice of Availability of the Final EIS was published in the Federal Register on October 9, 2020. The purpose and need of the Proposed Action is to recover TVA's investment by approving the proposed SBR No. 6 mining plan under the terms of the coal lease agreement made with Sugar Camp in 2002. TVA's preferred alternative, analyzed in the EIS as the Action Alternative, consists of TVA approving the plan to extract TVA-owned coal reserves within a 12,125-acre portion of the overall Significant Boundary Revision No. 6 shadow area.
Meeting of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council and the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2020-25152
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-13
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Resource Stewardship Council (RRSC) and the Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC) will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, to discuss and seek advice about TVA's 2019 Sustainability Report.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-25153
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-12
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2020-21747
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-01
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC) will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, regarding regional energy related issues in the Tennessee Valley.
Gallatin Fossil Plant Surface Impoundment Closure and Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-21076
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-28
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's) procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TVA has decided to adopt the Preferred Alternative identified in the Gallatin Fossil Plant (GAF) Surface Impoundment Closure and Restoration Project Environmental Impact Statement. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was made available to the public on August 7, 2020. A Notice of Availability of the Final EIS was published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2020. The Preferred Alternative is ``Closure of the Ash Pond Complex (APC) via Closure-by- Removal and Expansion of the Existing Onsite Landfill.'' This alternative would achieve the purpose and need of the project to support the implementation of TVA's goal to eliminate all wet Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) storage at its coal plants by closing CCR surface impoundments across the TVA system and to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CCR Rule and other applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The proposed actions would also provide long-term onsite landfill space for operations and/or storage of CCR.
Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents
Document Number: 2020-19546
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-24
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) issues this final rule to implement procedures for the issuance of TVA guidance documents in accordance with Executive Order 13891. This final rule would, among other things, establish internal agency requirements for guidance documents, as well as public engagement procedures surrounding guidance documents.
Privacy Act of 1974: Notice of Systems of Records
Document Number: 2020-19170
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-31
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) proposes to establish a new system of records entitled Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests and Administrative Appeals Files to cover both electronic and paper files created during the processing of access requests and appeals under the FOIA.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-18740
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Natural Resource Plan in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia
Document Number: 2020-14846
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has decided to adopt the preferred alternative in its final supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the Natural Resource Plan (NRP). The TVA Board of Directors (Board) accepted the NRP and authorized TVA's Chief Executive Officer to implement the preferred alternative at its May 7, 2020, meeting. This alternative updates the NRP and will guide TVA's natural resource management over the next 20 years.
Webinar Meeting of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council
Document Number: 2020-14466
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Resource Stewardship Council (RRSC) will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, to consider various matters. The RRSC was established to advise TVA on its natural resources and stewardship 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).
Webinar Meeting of the Regional Energy Resource Council
Document Number: 2020-11890
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The TVA Regional Energy Resource Council (RERC) has scheduled a webinar meeting to discuss the impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic on the TVA energy system. 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).
Charter Renewal of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council
Document Number: 2020-10858
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
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 (RRSC) charter for an additional two-year period beginning on April 28, 2020.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-09658
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-05
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
Allen Fossil Plant Ash Impoundment Closure Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-08420
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
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's) procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TVA has decided to adopt the Preferred Alternative identified in the Allen Fossil Plant (ALF) Ash Impoundment Closure Environmental Impact Statement. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was made available to the public on March 6, 2020. A Notice of Availability of the Final EIS was published in the Federal Register on March 13, 2020. The Preferred Alternative is ``Closure of the Metal Cleaning Pond, Closure-by-Removal of the East Ash Pond Complex and the West Ash Pond; Disposal of CCR in an Offsite Landfill Location.'' This alternative would achieve the purpose and need of the project to support the implementation of TVA's goal to eliminate all wet Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) storage at its coal plants; close CCR surface impoundments across the TVA system; comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CCR Rule and other applicable federal and state statutes and regulations; and enhance future economic development in the greater Memphis area.
Procedures for Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act
Document Number: 2020-05964
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the procedures of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The final rule is codified in Title 18 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as part 1318 of Chapter XIII (Tennessee Valley Authority).
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2020-02791
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-11
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
North Alabama Utility-Scale Solar Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-01604
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-30
Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority, Agencies and Commissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed TVA-developed solar facility in Lawrence County, Alabama. The purpose of this EIS is to address the potential environmental effects associated with building, operating, and maintaining the solar facility, North Alabama Utility-Scale Solar Project, in Lawrence County, Alabama. The proposed facility would encompass approximately 3,000 acres. Public comments are invited concerning both the scope of the EIS and environmental issues that should be addressed as part of this EIS.