J.K. Smith Station

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J.K. Smith Station has 5 groundwater monitoring wells, 5 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 18, 2016 and September 07, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, sulfate, radium and boron.

Site description

The J.K. Smith Station is owned and operated by the East Kentucky Power Cooperative in Winchester, Kentucky. The station has one landfill regulated under the federal coal ash rule. While the station does not produce coal ash, the Dale Power Plant hauls its ash to Smith. The landfill is 36.91 acres in size.

For more information about Kentucky coal ash, see Earthjustice's factsheet, Coal Ash in Kentucky.

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. boron lithium radium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony arsenic barium beryllium cadmium chromium cobalt fluoride lead mercury molybdenum selenium 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 Friday, September 21, 2018 04:04:12 PM EDT