Stanton Station

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Stanton Station has 12 groundwater monitoring wells, 11 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 13, 2016 and November 26, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, molybdenum, arsenic, lithium, lead, selenium, boron, cobalt and radium.

Site description

Great River Energy’s Stanton Station was a 190-MW coal fired power station located along the Missouri River near Stanton, North Dakota in Mercer County. It opened in 1967 and closed in February 2017. The plant has two CCR disposal areas: the Bottom Ash CCR Landfill and the Bottom Ash CCR Surface Impoundment.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Stanton Station, see EIP's 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

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 cobalt lead lithium molybdenum radium selenium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride 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 Thursday, October 20, 2022 03:36:03 PM EDT