REMINDER/Alcoa, Federal/State Agencies, other Groups Gather to Sign Agreement that Protects the Environment and Sustains Hydropower Generation Monday, May 10 at 1 p.m.
REMINDER...for Monday (May 10)
WHO: Alcoa Power Generating Inc., American Rivers, Blount County, City of Alcoa, City of Maryville, Cross Creek Property Owners Association, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Friends of Lake Santeetlah, Graham County, N.C., National Park Service, National Parks Conservation Association, North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Tennessee Clean Water Network, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, The Nature Conservancy's Tennessee Chapter, Town of Lake Santeetlah, Town of Robbinsville, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service and Western North Carolina Alliance. In addition, we will have the honor of a special invited guest, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who recently filed the Senate bill to formalize the agreements. WHAT: Ceremonial Signing of the Settlement Agreement that demonstrates the groups' dedication to work together to protect the environment and to continue hydropower generation. The ceremony will include the release of a yearling, orphaned bear into the wild. The cub was reared at the Appalachian Bear Center in Townsend. WHEN: Monday, May 10, 2004, 1 p.m. WHERE: Calderwood Overlook on Highway 129 in Blount County. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at the Calderwood Hydroelectric Development building. WHY: All of the groups involved are signing this agreement to show their commitment to the land protection, and environmental, recreational and cultural resources associated with the re-licensing of Alcoa Power Generating Inc.'s Tapoco hydroelectric project in Tennessee and Western North Carolina. TOURS: Media tours of the Alcoa Power Generating Inc. hydroelectric facilities in Tennessee and North Carolina will be available. Please call by Thursday, May 6 to schedule an appointment for the tour. Maps and complete directions are available to the site.
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|Date:||May 10, 2004|
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