Sheldon Station

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Sheldon Station has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 4 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between September 15, 2015 and September 17, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, sulfate and selenium.

Site description

Nebraska Public Power District’s Sheldon Station is in Lancaster County, NE. Plant Sheldon operates two coal-fired units capable of producing 225-MW. There were plans to retire the coal-fired unit and replace it with a hydrogen powered generator by 2020, but these were abandoned. Sheldon Station has their Ash Landfill No. 4 onsite. The Ash Landfill No. 4 at Sheldon Station is regulated under the CCR rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about Sheldon Station, 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
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Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony arsenic barium beryllium boron cadmium chromium cobalt fluoride lead mercury molybdenum radium 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 Thursday, October 20, 2022 04:09:25 PM EDT