Nebraska City Generating Station has 14 groundwater monitoring wells, 8 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 09, 2016 and November 09, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of arsenic, boron, molybdenum, lithium, sulfate, antimony, fluoride and selenium.Site description
Omaha Public Power District’s Nebraska City Station is located in Douglas County, NE. This generating station began operations in 1979 along the Missouri River, operating two coal-fired units that combine to generating 1212 MW. Nebraska City Station also operates two Ash Landfill units that are adjacent to the Missouri River. Ash Landfill 1 and Ash Landfill 2 are regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry reported data on OPPD’s website here. For more information on the adverse effects of coal-ash groundwater pollution nationwide, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.