James River Power Station has 8 groundwater monitoring wells, 1 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 27, 2016 and August 03, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of molybdenum.Site description
James River Power Station is a 253 MW facility and began operations in 1957. The station is located in Springfield, Missouri next to Lake Springfield. James River was converted to natural gas in 2015. The station has a 43-acre landfill regulated under the federal coal ash rule.
For more information on James River Power Station, see EIP's report, America's Top Power Plant Toxic Air Polluters.
For more information about Missouri coal ash, see Earthjustice's factsheet, Missouri Coal Ash Disposal in Ponds and Landfills.