Kingston Factual Findings Report
July 21, 2009
The Board Audit Committee of The TVA Board of Directors retained R. William Ide, former President of the American Bar Association and a national expert in independent investigations, and the firm of McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP, to conduct an independent factual investigation of the Kingston spill and its implications relating to systems, controls and culture.
The report, which was presented to the Board July 21, 2009 at a meeting in Knoxville, Tenn., reviewed TVA’s failure to use best practices systems, standards, controls and accountability requirements in the operations of its ash storage ponds.
The links below provide more information on the report and associated Board resolution.
TVA Board Resolution (PDF, 48 kb)
Remarks From CEO Tom Kilgore (PDF 45 kb)
Presentation (PDF, 63 kb)