R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station

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R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station has 9 groundwater monitoring wells, 9 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 29, 2015 and August 22, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, cobalt, sulfate, boron, arsenic, beryllium, molybdenum, lead, thallium, radium, chromium and mercury.

Site description

R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station is operated by Cooperative Energy and owned by the South Mississippi Electric Power Association near Purvis, Mississippi. Morrow is located near Black Creek. The disposal units at this facility include one 72-acre CCR landfill and two smaller, unlined CCR surface impoundments (two acres total).

For more information on the R.D. Morrow, Sr. Generating Station, see EIP's report, Dirty Kilowatts as well as Earthjustice's report, Closing the Floodgates.

For more information on Mississippi coal ash, visit SoutheastCoalAsh.org.

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 beryllium boron chromium cobalt lead lithium mercury molybdenum radium sulfate thallium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium cadmium fluoride selenium
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 04:17:38 PM EST