Stanton Station has 12 groundwater monitoring wells, 9 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 13, 2016 and October 26, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, molybdenum, arsenic, lead, selenium, lithium, 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. 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 on the Stanton Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report .