AGLCA Members Gather on the Tennessee River

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Members of the American Great Loop Cruisers Association are gathering at the Joe Wheeler State Park on the Tennessee River, for their Annual Fall Rendezvous. Loopers are boaters who travel an up to 7,500 mile route on America’s rivers, lakes, and waterways. They return each year to Rogersville, AL on the Tennessee in October to […]

The TRVA 47th Annual Meeting noticed by CQ/Roll Call

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

The TRVA 47th Annual Meeting in Nashville yesterday, generated interest in Washington today: CQ Roll Call Executive Transportation Briefing, October 9: Roiling the Inland Waterways. There was a regional conference earlier this week in Nashville of various stakeholders along the inland rivers — barge operators and shippers, levee groups, etc. — and word is some […]

TRVA 47th Annual Meeting Agenda

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Monday October 7, 2013 9:00 AM Golf Outing at The Hermitage Golf Course 4:00 PM TRVA Board of Directors Meeting at The Union Station Hotel 5:00 PM Early Arrivals Reception at The Union Station Hotel 6:30 PM Boarding for The Time Jumpers Show at 3rd and Lindsley 11:30 PM Return to The Union Station Hotel […]

Registration Info for 47th TRVA Annual Meeting

Friday, August 16th, 2013

2013 ann mtg invite 2 Planning is almost complete for the TRVA 2013 Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. The Union Station Hotel will host the event on October 7-8, 2013. A golf outing will be held on Monday October 7 followed by a Board of Directors Meeting and an Early Arrivals Reception overlooking the […]

Fleischmann Hopeful for Chickamauga

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said on Wednesday August 14, 2013, that he sees an opening this year to pass a House bill to fund the restart of work on Chickamauga lock’s replacement. The Tennessee Republican said House Speaker John Boehner told him last week that plans are to work on a bill this fall that […]

Senate Passes WRDA Legislation…On to the House

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

May 15, 2013 WCI Press Release: Today Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) expresses its gratitude to Senate Environment & Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Ranking Member David Vitter (R-LA) for their collaborative efforts to draft, manage and pass a long-overdue Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), S. 601. WCI is also especially grateful for the […]

Alexander’s efforts lead to new funding structure for the nation’s locks and dams

Monday, June 4th, 2012

April 26 2012 “It was unacceptable to me that Chickamauga Lock could close because of the failure of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, and this is a good first step to better managing the fund.” – Lamar Alexander WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today praised the inclusion, in the Senate Energy and Water […]

Rep. Ed Whitfield Introduces WAVE4

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Mar 30, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, with Rep. Jerry Costello (D-IL-12), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today filed the Waterways Are Vital for the Economy, Energy, Efficiency, and Environment Act of 2012 (WAVE4 Act) with bipartisan co-sponsorship.  This […]

TRVA Addresses TVA Board of Directors

Monday, November 21st, 2011

On November 17, 2011, the TRVA addressed a meeting of the TVA Board of Directors in Starkville, Mississippi.  In prepared comments, TRVA encouraged careful consideration of proposals that would transfer water out of the Tennessee River Basin.  The full text of the TRVA comments follows: My name is Cline Jones, I am a resident of […]

TRVA 45th Annual Meeting a Success

Monday, November 21st, 2011

The TRVA Holds its 45th Annual Meeting Members and guests of the Tennessee River Valley Association (TRVA) and its Tennessee-Cumberland Waterways Council (TCWC), gathered in the beautiful Gatlinburg, Tennessee on October 17-18, 2011 for the TRVA 45th Annual Meeting. Since 1967, the Tennessee River Valley Association has served as the only unbiased non-partisan unified voice […]