Edwards Power Station

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Edwards Power Station has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 7 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between November 09, 2015 and November 02, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, lithium, arsenic, lead, radium, barium, beryllium, boron, chromium and thallium.

Site description

Edwards Power Station is a 780 MW facility owned and operated by Ameren. Edwards is located near Bartonville, Illinois along the Illinois River. Unit 1 was retired in December 2015. Edwards reported the release of 730,087 pounds of waste on-site to the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory. Coal ash is disposed of in an 89-acre, 32-foot high pond.

For more information about coal ash impoundments, visit the Prairie Rivers Network's Coal Ash Map.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
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Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony cadmium fluoride mercury molybdenum selenium sulfate
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 Tuesday, October 23, 2018 03:32:52 PM EDT