Presque Isle Power Plant

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Presque Isle Power Plant has 7 groundwater monitoring wells, 1 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between November 04, 2015 and November 20, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of selenium and lead.

Site description

Wisconsin Energy’s Presque Isle Power Plant was a coal-fired power plant that had been online since 1974. The plant was located near Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan. The plant used to have five units with a total capacity of 450-MW. The power plant was retired in March 2019. Ash Landfill No.3 near the plant is regulated under the CCR rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Presque Isle Power Plant, see EIP's 2019 National Coal Ash Report.

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 arsenic barium beryllium boron cadmium chromium cobalt fluoride lithium mercury molybdenum radium sulfate 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, October 19, 2022 11:56:41 AM EDT