Taconite Harbor Energy Center has 8 groundwater monitoring wells, 0 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 13, 2017 and October 25, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of No exceedances.Site description
Allete Incorporated’s Taconite Harbor Energy Center is located in Cook County, MN, along the shore of Lake Superior. Plant Taconite Harbor commenced operations in 1957 and operated three coal-fired units with a combined generating capacity of 252 MW. All three units at Plant Taconite Harbor have been retired since 2016. The singular CCR Landfill at Plant Taconite has also been retired and no longer accepting CCR material, since 2016. The CCR Landfill is still regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Plant Taconite Harbor, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.