Gallagher Generating Station

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Gallagher Generating Station has 13 groundwater monitoring wells, 13 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 20, 2016 and August 16, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron, molybdenum, sulfate, arsenic, cobalt, lithium and lead.

Site description

Gallagher Generating Station, located along the Ohio River in New Albany, Indiana, is a 280 MW coal-fired generating plant operated by Duke Energy. The station has two active generating units, which first began operating in 1958. The station retired two units in 2012. The station operates three CCR units: Ash Pond A, Gallagher Landfill and Primary Pond. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Gallagher Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
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Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride mercury radium selenium thallium
Pollutants not monitored
ammonia, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, silver, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:00:30 PM EDT