Michigan City Generating Station

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Michigan City Generating Station has 6 groundwater monitoring wells, 6 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between July 18, 2016 and October 09, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of arsenic, molybdenum, lithium, sulfate and thallium.

Site description

Michigan City Generating Station is a coal-fired plant located near the Lake Michigan in Michigan City, Indiana. Opened since 1974, the station operates one generating unit with the total capacity of 540 MW. The Boiler Slag Pond is an approximately 2.5-acre unlined impoundment dewatering area regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Michigan City 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 boron cadmium chromium cobalt fluoride lead mercury radium selenium
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 12:28:10 PM EDT