Martin Lake
ExpandingCoal Power Plant           Total Power
2379.6 MW
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PO Box 651
Tatum, TX 75691
United States
Rusk County
Latitude: 32.25956
Longitude: -94.57
Year Opened: 1977
Water Source: Martin Lake
Notes
Unit 4 was withdrawn in 2007 when TXU Corporation pledged to stop plans for 8 of its 11 proposed power plants in Texas. At the same time as this announcement, TXU doubled its investment in energy efficiency.
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Data Sources

EJN Coal Spreadsheet 2006/2007
EIA 2008
Coal Swarm
Sierra Club: Stopping the Coal Rush
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
Updated on 02-27-2011
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CORPORATIONS
NameRelationOwnership
TXU Generation Co LPOwner100%


GROUPS
GroupSt.Interest
Caddo Lake InstituteInterested
Environmental Defense FundInterested
Sierra ClubInterested






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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.5%0.5%0.6%
Asian0.3%0.1%0.3%0.6%
Black16.6%24.2%15.8%22.6%
Hispanic23.0%8.3%13.3%16.3%
White59.3%64.3%69.2%59.0%
Population2,0227519,190133k
Income$49k$52k$45k
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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
793 MWOperatingLignite Coal Subbituminous Coal Oil
793 MWOperatingLignite Coal Subbituminous Coal Oil
793 MWOperatingLignite Coal Subbituminous Coal Oil
800 MWProposed   
800 MWWithdrawnSubbituminous Coal   

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Estimated Electricity Production and Carbon Intensity
 Tons CO2MWh EnergyIntensity
2000 20,374,00017,239,0001,180
present 19,299,00017,066,0001,130
future 19,299,00017,066,0001,130

The average US citizen produces 19 tons of CO2.
This power plant produces as much CO2 as 1,015,737 people.



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