Army Corps of Engineers' "unreasonable plan to restrict fishing below Cumberland River dams that will destroy remarkably good recreational opportunities and many jobs."

Sen. Alexander said his legislation would require the Corps to conduct an environmental impact review before it could restrict public access to the fishing waters below 10 dams on the Cumberland River. The senator said this process would likely take more than a year and would include multiple comment periods, as well as give Congress time to determine if the funding required for the safety barriers on the Cumberland River is in the best interest of public safety and the American taxpayer.

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Sen. Alexander was joined at Thursday's event by Ed Carter, executive director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and Mike Butler, CEO of the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

"Water spills through the Cumberland River dams less than 20 percent of the time on average," the senator said.

"To close off the tailwaters to fishing 100 percent of the time would be like keeping the gate down at the railroad crossing 100 percent of the time: The track isn't dangerous when the train isn't coming, and the tailwaters aren't dangerous when the water isn't spilling through the dam."

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Two weeks ago, Sen. Alexander and Reps. Capitol with Maj. General Michael Walsh of the Corps to press their concerns about the Corps plan. Earlier Alexander had met with Lt. Col. Army Corps of Engineers. The senator said he has requested a meeting with the Assistant Secretary of the Army to press his case that "there are more reasonable ways to achieve both the goals of public safety and allowing taxpayers to enjoy these good fishing opportunities."

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Mr. Carter told the gathering, "These are extremely important waters for economic and recreational reasons, and there are alternative ways to address the safety issues for boating anglers."

The senator, who is the senior Republican on the Senate committee overseeing Corps funding, also said that he "wanted to know exactly where the $2.6 million that the Corps plans to use to erect physical barriers is coming from during these tight budget times."

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Mr. Butler said, "These are public waters, owned by the citizens and held in trust by the state, and they offer some of the best fishing to be found anywhere. The notion of completely banning boats from our world class tailwater fisheries without any public input is alarming, and the statistics show that fishing below the dams is exceedingly safe."

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