Fort Martin Power Station has 21 groundwater monitoring wells, 6 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between August 29, 2016 and August 19, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, boron, lithium, arsenic, molybdenum and antimony.Site description
Allegheny Energy's Fort Martin Power Station is a 1,098-MW coal powered facility located along the Monongahela River in Eastern, West Virginia in Monongalia County. It opened in 1967 and has two coal-fired units. The Coal Combustion Byproduct Landfill located northwest of the station is regulated under the CCR rule. There are two active disposal areas, the original landfill (about 70 acres) and the Expansion Area landfill (77 acres). You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Ft Martin Power Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.