Iatan Generating Station has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 7 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between August 18, 2016 and November 14, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of arsenic, lithium and cadmium.Site description
Iatan Generating Station is a 1576 MW facility located in Weston, Missouri. The station is owned by the Kansas City Power & Light Company. Iatan has one landfill regulated under the federal coal ash rule, and an ash impoundment that is not regulated under that rule. The ash impoundment is set to be fully closed by 2021, which held 1.7 million cubic yards of waste.
For more information about Missouri coal ash, see Earthjustice's factsheet, Missouri Coal Ash Disposal in Ponds and Landfills.