North Valmy Generating Station has 8 groundwater monitoring wells, 8 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between January 27, 2016 and July 09, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of fluoride and boron.Site description
Idaho Power Company and NV Energy’s North Valmy Generating Station is in Valmy, Nevada in Humboldt County. North Valmy Station began operations in 1981 and now operates two coal-fired units capable of generating 522-MW. This power plant is Nevada’s last utility-owned, coal-fired power plant in operation. Plans have been put into place to close both of Plant Valmy’s coal-fired units by 2025 and replace them with two new solar-plus-storage projects totaling 600-MW of generating capacity and 480-MW of storage capacity. North Valmy Generating Station’s Landfill is regulated under the CCR rule.