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 08, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of selenium and lead.

Site description

Wisconsin Energy’s Presque Isle Power Plant was a five-unit coal-fired power plant that had been online since 1974. The plant is 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. The Ash Landfill No.3 near the plant is regulated under the CCR rule. The Presque Isle Plant is listed among the U.S. EPA's potential damage cases, indicating that it has polluted groundwater or surface water at levels which threaten human health and the environment. You can find the industry-reported data here.

For more information on 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 Friday, July 19, 2019 02:10:19 PM EDT