Duck Creek Power Station

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Duck Creek Power Station has 18 groundwater monitoring wells, 10 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between December 02, 2015 and July 17, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, lead, arsenic, lithium, boron, beryllium, thallium, chromium, antimony, cadmium, radium, mercury and sulfate.

Site description

Duck Creek Station was a 441-MW facility with one coal-fired unit in Canton, Illinois in Ameren County. Duck Creek was owned by Ameren until it was bought by Dynegy in 2013. In 2018 Dynegy merged with Vistra Energy, who closed the facility in 2019. According to the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory, Duck Creek reported the on-site release of 504,001 pounds of waste in 2010. Duck Creek is listed among the U.S. EPA's proven damage cases, indicating that it has polluted groundwater or surface water at levels which threaten human health and the environment. Duck Creek had a Bottom Ash Basin, GMF Pond, and Landfill regulated under the CCR rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about Duck Creek Power Station, see EIP's 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

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 beryllium boron cadmium chromium cobalt lead lithium mercury radium sulfate thallium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
barium fluoride molybdenum selenium
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 Friday, October 14, 2022 01:31:15 PM EDT