Iatan Generating Station

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Iatan Generating Station has 18 groundwater monitoring wells, 15 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between August 18, 2016 and May 20, 2020. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, arsenic, molybdenum, cadmium, sulfate, boron and radium.

Site description

Iatan Generating Station is a 1,725-MW facility located in Weston, Missouri in Platte County. The station was first built in 1980 and is owned by Evergy. It has two coal-fired units. Unit 1 is scheduled for retirement in 2039. Iatan has one landfill regulated under the federal coal ash rule, and an ash impoundment that is not regulated under that rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Iatan Generating Station, see EIP's 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

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. arsenic boron cadmium lithium molybdenum radium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium chromium cobalt fluoride lead mercury 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 Wednesday, October 19, 2022 02:47:13 PM EDT