Nelson Plant Unit 6 is a coal-fired generating unit that began commercial operation in 1982 and has been producing safe, low-cost power for over 30 years. Located near Westlake, Louisiana, the Nelson Plant is committed to providing a source of reliable power in the Gulf Coast Region. Another goal of the employees and contractor workforce at Nelson Plant is to build up and strengthen the local community through outreach and educational efforts.
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