Plant Greene County

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Plant Greene County has 25 groundwater monitoring wells, 5 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 21, 2016 and December 16, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, cobalt and radium.

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.

Plant Green County’s Ash Pond is regulated under the CCR-rule. You can find industry reported data here. For more information on Plant Greene County, see EIP's 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. cobalt lithium radium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony arsenic barium beryllium boron cadmium chromium fluoride lead mercury molybdenum selenium sulfate 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 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 02:02:40 PM EDT