The Tennessee Valley Authority is accepting public comments on proposed changes to plans for converting from wet to dry handling and storage of coal ash and other materials at its Bull Run Fossil Plant near Claxton, across the Clinch River from Oak Ridge.
The proposed changes are detailed in a draft supplemental environmental assessment posted at www.tva.gov/nepa, a press release said. This supplemental assessment will look at proposed environmental impacts of a revised plan to close and partially remove wet ash impoundments on site at Bull Run.
“TVA plans to repurpose the stilling impoundment and a portion of the fly ash impoundment for use as process water basins,” the press release said. [Read more…]