Hunter Power Plant has 10 groundwater monitoring wells, 10 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between September 18, 2015 and September 15, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, lithium, boron, cobalt, selenium, molybdenum, fluoride, radium, arsenic and cadmium.Site description
The Hunter Power Plant is operated and owned by Pacificorp near Castle Dale, Utah. Hunter began operating in 1978 and disposes of coal ash in a 260-acre CCR Landfill. There is an estimated 14.6 million cubic yards of CCR in the landfill as of 2017.
For more information on Hunter Power Plant, see EIP's report, Dirty Kilowatts.