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EPA Extends Public Comment Period on the Administrative Record For TVA’s Kingston Fossil Fuel Site

Release Date: 06/15/2009
Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, (404) 562-8293, marraccini.davina@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – June 15, 2009) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an extension of the public comment period on the Administrative Record for the Administrative Order and Agreement on Consent (AOC) entered into between EPA and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) regarding the TVA Kingston Fossil Fuel Plant Release Site, in Roane County, Tenn.

The Administrative Record file includes the AOC itself, as well as the documents which support the AOC. All interested persons are encouraged to review and comment on the documents.

The documents are available online at http://www.epa.gov/region4/kingston/admin_record.html, and will also be available for public review during normal business hours at the following locations:

TVA Kingston Outreach Center
509 North Kentucky Street
Kingston, Tenn.
865-882-3195

Harriman Public Library
601 Walden Street
Harriman, Tenn.
865-882-3195

Kingston City Library
1004 Bradford Way
Kingston, Tenn.
865-376-9905

and

U.S. EPA Records Center-Region 4
Sam Nunn Federal Center 11th Floor
61 Forsyth Street, SW
Atlanta, Ga.
Attn: Debbie Jourdan

EPA will accept comments regarding the Administrative Record during the public comment period which began on Monday, May 18, 2009, and will now end on Monday, July 20, 2009, allowing for an additional thirty (30) days for the public to comment. Comments should be addressed to Stephanie Brown at brown.stephaniey@epa.gov or:

Stephanie Y. Brown
Community Involvement Coordinator
U.S. EPA Region 4,
OSPAO, 11th Floor
61 Forsyth Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303

At the end of the comment period, a written response to all pertinent comments will be prepared in a responsiveness summary and placed in the file.

For additional information about the AOC and EPA’s response, visit: http://www.epa.gov/region4/kingston/index.html