Cayuga Generating Station

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Cayuga Generating Station has 12 groundwater monitoring wells, 7 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 09, 2010 and March 22, 2016. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of molybdenum, boron, antimony and selenium.

Site description

Cayuga Generating Station is a 1,062 MW coal-fired power plant located in Vermillion County, Indiana along the Wabash River. The facility began operation in 1970 and is comprised of two units. As of 2013, the plant had four ash ponds, one of which, ash disposal area #1 began operating in 1970 and has been approved for in-place closure.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
Tip: Click on a contaminant to view wells that have recorded exceedances. Click again to remove the filter. antimony boron molybdenum selenium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
ammonia arsenic barium beryllium cadmium cobalt fluoride lead mercury silver sulfate thallium
Pollutants not monitored
chromium, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, lithium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, radium, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Thursday, March 23, 2017 03:30:54 PM EDT