Miami Fort Power Station

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Miami Fort Power Station has 24 groundwater monitoring wells, 13 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between December 07, 2015 and November 15, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron, molybdenum, arsenic, sulfate, cobalt and lithium.

Site description

Luminant’s Miami Fort Power Station is located in Hamilton County, OH, along the banks of the Miami and Ohio Rivers. This plant has been in operation since 1949, currently operating three units that combine to generate 1,020 MW of electricity. Miami Fort Power Station operates their Ash Basin A and Ash Basin B on premise, in between the tributary Miami River and Ohio River, and also operates an offsite landfill one-mile to the west of North Bend, OH. Ash Basins A & B and the Lawrenceburg Road Landfill are regulated under the CCR-rule. You can find the industry reported data here. For more information on Miami Fort Power Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash report: Coal’s Poisonous Legacy .

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 barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride lead mercury radium selenium 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 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 03:04:33 PM EDT