Independence Plant is a source of safe and reliable electrical power located near Newark, Arkansas. The site has been home to two coal-fired generating units since the early 1980s. Unit 1 began commercial operation in 1983, followed a year later by Unit 2, which began commercial operation in 1984. For more than 30 years, the station has provided low-cost power. In addition to electricity, Independence Plant also generates a significant positive community impact in the White River Valley region of Arkansas, and attracts a highly skilled workforce of employees and contractors who live in and invest their time in the nearby communities.
The information provided on this website is intended to satisfy the requirements of 40 CFR Subpart D, Parts 257 and 261 – Hazardous and Solid Waste Management System: Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities. Unless otherwise noted, required information will be posted when available.
*Coal Combustion Residuals