Sikeston, IL 63801
Sikeston Power Station has 5 groundwater monitoring wells, 1 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between November 30, 2016 and October 31, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron.Site description
Sikeston Power Station in Scott County, MO is owned and operated by the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities. Sikeston began operations in 1981 and currently operates a singular coal-fired unit capable of generating 261 MW. The EPA classified Sikeston’s Bottom Ash Pond as a “High-Hazard” disposal area. High-Hazard Ponds are likely to cause loss of human life if the pond dam breaches. Sikeston’s Bottom Ash Pond is regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Sikeston Power Station, see EIP’s 2019 National Coal Ash Report.