Widows Creek
OperatingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
1125 MW
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Steamplant Rd.Off Hwy 72
Stevenson, AL 35772
United States
Jackson County
Latitude: 34.88302
Longitude: -85.75525
Year Opened: 1952
Water Source: Tennessee River
Notes
On January 9th, 2009 (just following the Kingston TVA plant spill) Widow's Creek station had a slurry overflow. Up to 10,000 gallons of slurry spilled.

Sources:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hUYeyjAimp6s6ivs1THXGvvAoHXQD95LPT800
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/10/us/10sludge.html?ref=us
http://features.csmonitor.com/environment/2009/01/09/coal-ash-waste-poses-risk-across-the-nation/
http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2009/1/9/113210/1405
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=TVA_Widows_Creek_coal_waste_spill
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EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian1.0%1.0%1.0%1.4%1.0%
Asian0.2%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.4%
Black4.3%4.3%7.7%5.1%3.0%
Hispanic8.8%8.8%4.2%3.0%2.5%
White83.3%83.3%83.3%86.9%91.2%
Population1,4691,4694,39711k73k
Income$35k$33k$33k$42k
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