R.M. Heskett Station has 12 groundwater monitoring wells, 12 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between February 02, 2016 and October 05, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, lithium, selenium, radium, arsenic and cobalt.Site description
R.M. Heskett Station is a 115-MW coal fired power station and a gas fired turbine owned by MDU Resources Group. The plant is located along the Missouri River in Mandan, North Dakota. It opened in 1954 and is scheduled for retirement in 2021. The CCR landfill, located northwest of the station, receives coal ash, asbestos wastes and ash from tire-derived fuel. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the R.M. Heskett Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.