TVA to talk about land-use plans Tuesday

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TVA and Roane County officials will present plans on Tuesday for some of the property TVA purchased in the wake of the 2008 ash spill at TVA’s Kingston Fossil Plant.
The meeting will begin with an open house at 5 p.m. in Kingston First Baptist Church’s family life center at 215 N. Kentucky St.
Staff from TVA’s Kingston Ash Recovery Project will give a formal presentation at 5:30, followed by an informal question-and-answer session.
Officials also plan to discuss restoration of the shorelines and embayments.
Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Kingston, Harriman, Rockwood and the Community Advisory Group will be available before and after the presentation to provide information and answer questions.
Visit www.tva.gov/kingston for more information.
The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states.
TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development.