Gallagher Generating Station has 16 groundwater monitoring wells, 16 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 20, 2016 and October 29, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron, molybdenum, sulfate, arsenic, lithium, cobalt and lead.Site description
Gallagher Generating Station, located along the Ohio River in New Albany, Indiana, was a 280-MW coal-fired generating plant operated by Duke Energy. The station had four generating units, first beginning operation in 1958. The station retired two of the four units in 2012, and the remaining two in 2021. The station operated four CCR units: Ash Pond A, Gallagher Landfill, Primary Pond, and Secondary Settling Pond.