Milton R. Young Station has 6 groundwater monitoring wells, 1 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between April 05, 2016 and October 10, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of arsenic and radium.Site description
Minnkota Power Cooperative’s Milton R. Young Station is located 5 miles southeast of the town Center, North Dakota. Coal ash is disposed of in three cells located southwest of the facility. Cell 1 is a landfill that was closed prior to October, 2015, therefore it is not regulated under the CCR rule. Landfill Cell 2 and Surface Impoundment Cell 3 are required to comply with the provisions of the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Milton R. Young Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.