Rockport Plant

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Rockport Plant has 58 groundwater monitoring wells, 26 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 07, 2016 and September 12, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of arsenic, cobalt, radium, boron and lithium.

Site description

Rockport Plant is a coal-fired plant located near the Ohio River in Rockport, Indiana and is currently owned by AEP and operated by its subsidiary Indiana Michigan Power. Opened in 1984, the station operates two 1,300-MW generating units with a total capacity of 2,600-MW. Both units are set to be retired by 2028. The plant operates two CCR units: Bottom Ash Pond and Landfill.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Rockport Plant, 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
Tip: Click on a contaminant to view wells that have recorded exceedances. Click again to remove the filter. arsenic boron cobalt lithium radium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride lead mercury molybdenum selenium sulfate 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, October 18, 2022 04:33:23 PM EDT