Westland Ash Management Facility

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Westland Ash Management Facility has 10 groundwater monitoring wells, 9 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between September 14, 2015 and September 05, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, selenium, boron, lithium, molybdenum, radium, cobalt, 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 in Montgomery County. 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 about the Westland Ash Management Facility, 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. antimony arsenic boron chromium cobalt lead lithium molybdenum radium selenium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
barium beryllium cadmium fluoride mercury 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 Wednesday, October 19, 2022 11:08:12 AM EDT