Homer City Generating Station has 23 groundwater monitoring wells, 17 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 05, 2010 and February 25, 2014. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of manganese, sulfate, lead, arsenic, barium and chromium.Site description
Homer City Generating Station is a 1,884 MW coal-fired power plant located 45 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The plant began operating in 1969 and is currently owned by General Electric and operated by NRG. Its 3 generating units were built in 1969 and 1977. Homer City's coal ash disposal system is comprised of 14 ponds (3 unlined) and 3 landfills (2 unlined).
For additional information about Homer City Station, see EIP's report, Dirty Kilowatts.