Limestone Electric Generating Station

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Limestone Electric Generating Station has 38 groundwater monitoring wells, 22 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 12, 2015 and December 10, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, fluoride and boron.

Site description

The Limestone Electric Generating Station is operated by NRG Texas Power, LLC and is located northwest of Jewett, Texas. The ash disposal areas regulated under the federal coal ash rule are the E Pond, Secondary E Pond, Landfill, K Pond, and ST-18. All ponds are unlined.

For more information on Limestone Electric Generating Station, see EIP's report, America's Top Power Plant Toxic Air Polluters.

For more information about Texas Coal Ash, see Earthjustice's fact sheet, Texas and Coal Ash Disposal in Ponds and Landfills.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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ammonia, antimony, arsenic, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, lead, lithium, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, radium, selenium, silver, strontium, thallium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Friday, October 26, 2018 01:57:52 PM EDT