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 19, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, sulfate and selenium.Site description
Nebraska Public Power District’s Sheldon Station is located in Lancaster County, NE. Plant Sheldon operates two coal-fired units capable of producing 225 MW. Plans are in place to retire the coal-fired unit and replace it with a hydrogen powered generator by 2020. NPPD plans to use natural gas to create the hydrogen that will feel this power plant. Sheldon Station has their Ash Landfill No. 4 onsite. The Ash Landfill No. 4 at Sheldon Station is regulate under the CCR rule. You can find the industry reported data here. For more information on Sheldon Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report, Coal’s Poisonous Legacy.