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Candies Creek Commercial Development

Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee

On May 27, 2010, TVA issued a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for a request submitted by Ron Barker, RPB Builders/Barker Properties, for a proposed fill of 4.88 acres of jurisdictional wetlands adjacent to Stream Mile 15.1 of Candies Creek in Bradley County, Tennessee.  The fill is associated with the planned construction of a commercial development on 13.15 acres of a 32.82-acre parcel.  In order to compensate for adverse wetland impacts, the applicant has proposed restoring or enhancing 10.48 acres of wetlands at an off-site mitigation location adjacent to Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency property and within the Candies Creek watershed.  Approximately 16.25 acres of on-site wetlands would be left undisturbed. 

On June 5, 2009, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and TVA issued Joint Public Notice No. 09-43 to advertise the proposed actions. The proposed discharge of fill materials requires TVA approval under Section 26a of the TVA Act.  TVA adopted a final environmental assessment (EA) prepared by USACE that evaluated the potential impacts of the proposed discharge of fill material. 

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Finding of No Significant Impact (PDF, 198 kb)


For more information or a copy of the documents, contact:

Loretta A. McNamee
Tennessee Valley Authority
400 West Summit Hill Drive, WT 11D
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone: 865-632-6455; Fax 865-632-3451



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