Boardman Power Station has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 0 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between August 22, 2017 and October 23, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of No exceedances.Site description
Portland General Electric Company’s Boardman Power Plant was in Boardman, Oregon along the banks of the Columbia in River Morrow County. Plant Boardman was a single unit, coal-fired power plant, capable of producing 550-MW. The plant was retired on October 15, 2020 and will be demolished by the end of 2023. Plant Boardman operates a Landfill that is regulated under the CCR-rule. Boardman Power Plant is among the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of potential damage cases, indicating that coal ash disposal at the site has potentially polluted groundwater or surface water at levels which threaten human health and the environment. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Boardman Power Plant, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.