Keystone Generating Station has 11 groundwater monitoring wells, 3 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between December 22, 2015 and November 26, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, radium, arsenic, barium and cadmium.Site description
Reliant Energy’s Keystone Generating Station is in Schelocta, PA along the banks of Crooked Creek in Indiana County. The Keystone Plant began operating in 1967 and can produce 1,700-MW from its two coal-fired units. The plant is scheduled to close by the end of 2028. The site contains two ash ponds and one onsite landfill. The Keystone Plant Ash Ponds and Landfill are both regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Keystone Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.