Hunter Power Plant

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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.

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 cobalt fluoride lithium molybdenum radium selenium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium chromium lead mercury 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 Tuesday, February 26, 2019 02:41:10 PM EST