Platte Generating Station has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 3 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 12, 2016 and October 09, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, arsenic, molybdenum and radium.Site description
Platte Generating Station, owned by the City of Grand Island, is located in Lancaster County, Nebraska. Open since 1982, the station operates one coal-fired unit capable of producing 110 MW. The station has one active CCR landfill cell constructed in 1986. The landfill has a bentonite soil liner and covers an area of approximately 5.7 acres. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Platte Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.