Westland Ash Management Facility has 10 groundwater monitoring wells, 7 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between September 14, 2015 and October 30, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, selenium, boron, lithium, molybdenum, cobalt, radium, arsenic, lead, antimony and chromium.Site description
Westland Ash Management Facility is a dry ash management operation operated by GenOn MD Ash Management and located in Dickerson, Maryland. The Site encompasses 180 acres of which approximately 64.4 acres have been used to manage coal ash at landfill Cell B. Cell C is located downgradient of Cell B and is inactive and therefore not regulated by the CCR Rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Westland Ash Management Facility, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.