TVA Kingston Flyash Release

Harriman, TN - Region IV

Site Contact:

Leslie Sims
Federal On Scene Coordinator

sims.leslie@epa.gov

714 Swan Pond Road
Harriman, TN 37748
response.epa.gov/TVAKingstonFlyAshRelease

Latitude: 35.8949290
Longitude: -84.5347440
NRC#: 893129

In response to NRC report #893129, and at the request of Roane County EMA, FOSC Les Sims, and EPA's START contractor, mobilized to Harriman, TN to the incident involving the release of flyash from the Kingston Fossil Fuel Plant to the Emory River. The release resulted from a dike wall failure. The amount of the release is estimated at 5.4 million cubic yards.

Update Information
EPA continues oversight, sampling and monitoring activities at the TVA Kingston site. For current information in regard to site operations, please refer to the following website: TVA Kingston Flyash Release Removal Site


For additional information, visit the Pollution Report (POLREPS) section.