Joppa Power Station has 12 groundwater monitoring wells, 8 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between December 03, 2015 and November 30, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, arsenic, lead, beryllium, chromium and lithium.Site description
Joppa Power Station is a 1,100 MW facility located in Joppa, Illinois on the bank of the Ohio River. Joppa is both owned and operated by Electric Energy, Inc. Waste is disposed of in a landfill and ash pond. According to Environment Illinois, Joppa is one of the top five carbon polluters in Illinois.
For more information about plant coal ash impoundments, visit the Prairie Rivers Network's Coal Ash Map.
For more information on Joppa Power Station, see EIP's report, America's Top Power Plant Toxic Air Polluters.