Choctaw Generation Limited Partnership, LLLP-Red Hills Operations

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Choctaw Generation Limited Partnership, LLLP-Red Hills Operations has 11 groundwater monitoring wells, 8 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between July 26, 2016 and April 06, 2017. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of cobalt, radium and lithium.

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Choctaw Generating LLLP’s Red Hills Operation is located in Choctaw, MS, just north of the Tombigbee National Forest. Plant Red Hills began operations in 2001 with their singular coal-fired unit with a generating capacity of 514 MW. Red Hills also operates an active, onsite Ash Management Unit that spans 90 acres in total. Choctaw Generating LLLP plans to close down or retire the coal-fired unit. Red Hills Ash Management Unit is regulated under the CCR rule. You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information on Red Hills Operations, 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 fluoride lead mercury molybdenum 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 01:58:48 PM EDT