Cane Run Station

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Cane Run Station has 18 groundwater monitoring wells, 12 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 16, 2010 and February 14, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, boron, arsenic, lithium, selenium, lead, molybdenum and cadmium.

Site description

Kentucky Utilities Company's Cane Run Generating Station was in Jefferson County in Louisville, Kentucky. The plant started operating in 1954 and had a 928-MW net capacity with three coal-fired units. The plant was replaced with a 640-MW natural gas unit in 2015. It has one ash pond regulated by the CCR rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Cane Run 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. arsenic boron cadmium lead lithium molybdenum selenium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium chromium cobalt copper fluoride mercury nickel radium thallium
Pollutants not monitored
ammonia, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, manganese, nitrate, nitrite, silver, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Monday, October 24, 2022 04:52:25 PM EDT