Homer City Generating Station

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Homer City Generating Station has 28 groundwater monitoring wells, 21 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 05, 2010 and August 30, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of manganese, sulfate, lithium, lead, arsenic, barium, chromium and cobalt.

Site description

Homer City Generating Station is a 2,000-MW coal-fired power plant located 45 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in Indiana County. The plant began operations in 1969 and is currently owned by NRG. According to EPA’s 2009 data, Homer Homer City's coal ash disposal system is comprised of 14 ponds (3 unlined) and 3 landfills (2 unlined). The Homer City Ash Disposal Site is regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Homer City Generating Plant, 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 barium chromium cobalt lead lithium manganese sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
ammonia antimony beryllium boron cadmium copper fluoride mercury molybdenum nitrate radium selenium silver thallium
Pollutants not monitored
cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, nickel, nitrite, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Thursday, October 20, 2022 02:16:39 PM EDT