Oak Grove Steam Electric Station

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Oak Grove Steam Electric Station has 17 groundwater monitoring wells, 16 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between November 03, 2015 and August 20, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, cobalt, radium, arsenic, selenium, sulfate, molybdenum, boron, chromium, fluoride, antimony and lead.

Site description

Luminant’s Oak Grove Steam Electric Station is in Franklin, Texas in Robertson County. The station was first operational in 2010 and has two-coal fired units with a net capacity of 1,795-MW. Oak Grove has three ponds and one landfill regulated under the federal coal ash rule. The three ponds are the FGD-A, FGD-B, and FGD-C Ponds and are 9.5, 12, and 25 acres in size, respectively. FGD-A and FGD-B Ponds are lined. The Ash Landfill 1 is also lined.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Plant Oak Grove, see EIP's reports, Groundwater Contamination from Texas Coal Ash Dumps and EIP's 2019 National Coal Ash Report Coal's Poisonous Legacy.

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

Facility last updated on Monday, October 24, 2022 12:35:57 PM EDT