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.