Prewitt, NM 87045
Escalante Generating Station has 6 groundwater monitoring wells, 6 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between September 07, 2016 and August 31, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of lithium, molybdenum, sulfate, arsenic and lead.Site description
Tri-State Generation and Transmission’s Escalante Generating Station is located in McKinley County, NM. Escalante Generating Station began operations in 1984 with their single, coal-fired unit that is capable of producing 257 MW. Escalante Generating Station’s CCR Landfill is regulated under the CCR-rule. You can find the industry reported data here. For more information on Escalante Generating Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report: Coal’s Poisonous Legacy.