Cayuga Generating Station

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Cayuga Generating Station has 22 groundwater monitoring wells, 20 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 09, 2010 and August 01, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of molybdenum, lithium, boron, antimony, sulfate, cobalt, arsenic, lead and selenium.

Site description

Cayuga Generating Station is a 1,104 MW coal-fired power plant located in Vermillion County, Indiana along the Wabash River. Owned by Duke Energy, the facility began operation in 1970 and is comprised of two units. The station currently has four units regulated under the CCR rule: Cayuga Landfill, Lined Ash Disposal, Primary Ash Setting Pond and Secondary Ash Setting Pond. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Cayuga Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

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 arsenic boron cobalt lead lithium molybdenum selenium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
ammonia barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride mercury radium silver thallium
Pollutants not monitored
copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:55:44 AM EDT