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 November 05, 2019. 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 was in McKinley County, NM. Escalante Generating Station began operations in 1984 with their single, 270-MW coal-fired unit. The station was retired in November 2020. Escalante Generating Station’s CCR Landfill is regulated under the CCR-rule.