Plant Greene County has 29 groundwater monitoring wells, 22 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between February 16, 2016 and June 27, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, lithium, arsenic, molybdenum, sulfate, radium, antimony, cadmium, fluoride and selenium.Site description
Plant Greene County was a 568 MW facility located near Forkland, Alabama. Plant Greene County is owned by the Alabama Power Company nad located in proximity to the Black Warrior River. The plant was converted to natural gas in 2016. Coal ash was disposed of in an ash pond, which began to operate in 1964 and was expanded in 1996.
For more information on Plant Greene County, see EIP's report, America's Top Power Plant Toxic Air Polluters.