Hugo Power Station

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Hugo Power Station has 20 groundwater monitoring wells, 19 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between May 25, 2016 and October 03, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, lithium, boron, molybdenum, antimony, arsenic, chromium and radium.

Site description

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative's Hugo Power Station is in Hugo, Oklahoma in Choctaw County. Open since 1982, the center is a one-unit coal-fired power station with a total capacity of 446-MW. The facility includes three CCR units, a landfill (CCR Unit 1) and surface water impoundment comprised of a northern cell (CCR Unit 2) and a southern cell (CCR Unit 3). You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on the Hugo Power Station, 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
Tip: Click on a contaminant to view wells that have recorded exceedances. Click again to remove the filter. antimony arsenic boron chromium lithium molybdenum radium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
barium beryllium cadmium cobalt fluoride lead mercury 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 Friday, October 21, 2022 11:24:43 AM EDT