Danskammer Generating Station

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Danskammer Generating Station has 11 groundwater monitoring wells, 7 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between February 01, 2010 and December 16, 2015. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of arsenic, thallium, selenium and boron.

Site description

New York's Danskammer Generating Station, currently owned by Helios Power Capital, LLC, is located on the Hudson River near Newburgh, NY. The 387 MW coal-fired power plant began operating in the 1930s. Units 3 and 4 were converted to natural gas in 2012, while Units 1 and 2 burn natural gas but have the capacity to burn oil as a backup.

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

Facility last updated on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 04:46:05 PM EDT