Halifax County Coal Ash Landfill

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Halifax County Coal Ash Landfill has 6 groundwater monitoring wells, 1 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between October 24, 2016 and August 14, 2018. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of beryllium.

Site description

Halifax County’s Coal Ash Landfill is a monofill landfill that only accepts coal ash from power generation in Littleton, North Carolina. The site stopped receiving coal ash in December 2017.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Halifax County Coal Ash Landfill, 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 cadmium chromium cobalt fluoride lead mercury molybdenum selenium sulfate thallium
Pollutants not monitored
ammonia, boron, copper, cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, lithium, manganese, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, radium, silver, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 10:15:18 AM EDT