Columbia, SC 29212
McMeekin Station has 12 groundwater monitoring wells, 5 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 09, 2010 and July 03, 2012. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of chromium, sulfate, arsenic and lead.Site description
McMeekin Station is located on the shore of Lake Murray near Columbia, South Carolina. The current groundwater monitoring program was established in 2005 and has seven monitoring wells in the vicinity of the ash landfill south of the Saluda River and three monitoring wells north of the Saluda River.
In May 2012, South Carolina Electric and Gas announced that they planned to switch the two units at McMeekin from coal to natural gas by 2015 and to retire them completely by 2018.