Taconite Harbor Energy Center

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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.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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One or more exeedances
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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 lead lithium mercury molybdenum radium selenium 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, July 24, 2019 11:13:28 AM EDT