Asian Carp Update 9/15/21

The Tellico Village Government Affairs Advisory Committee met on August 27th with U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (Tennessee District 3, which includes Monroe County). He brought us up to date on several issues, including the effort against the migration of...

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TVA Seeking Asian Carp Feedback

We have until noon ET on Tuesday, August 17th to provide our comments about the Asian Carp barriers to the TVA Board of Directors. Their live-streamed meeting is August 18th at 10 a.m. ET.  The senior staff at TVA will soon be making their final decision as to which...

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Asian Carp Update July 21, 2021

To read the full report on the ASIAN CARP MITIGATION DRAFT PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT click here.   To learn more about and to submit your feedback to TVA please click here

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TVA’s Programmatic Environmental Assessment

Asian Carp Update This update was provided on January 25, 2021 by Robert M. Deacy, Sr., TVA Senior Vice President, Generation Projects & Fleet Services. TVA’s NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) group is currently developing the Programmatic Environmental...

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Update from Rep. Burchett

12/16/2020 Update from Representative Tim Burchett’s office: On December 8th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 1811. Included within its 369 pages is provision of critical funding and resources to the Tennessee and Cumberland River basins. The Bill...

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Asian Carp Q&A: Congressman Burchett

Q: Is Congressman Burchett willing to press for a moratorium on opening the locks? A: Following his meeting with the Tellico Village Government Affairs committee and a meeting with Dr. Joseph in February, Congressman Tim Burchett requested a meeting with TVA to...

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Update from Congressman Tim Burchett

Asian Carp Update from Congressman Tim Burchett Appropriations Burchett’s #1 FY21 appropriations request was for $25 million for Asian carp activities Funding aimed at protecting and enhancing Asian carp activities in the Mississippi River and its...

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