Hayden Station has 3 groundwater monitoring wells, 3 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between December 05, 2015 and September 19, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, lithium, boron and molybdenum.Site description
Hayden Station is a 465 MW facility in Hayden, Colorado. Hayden is operated by the Public Service Company of Colorado and is owned by Xcel Energy. It has an unlined landfill regulated under the federal coal ash rule. The landfill covers an area of about 136 acres.
For more information about Colorado coal ash, see Earthjustice's factsheet, Colorado Coal Ash Disposal in Ponds and Landfills.