Aurora, MN 55705
Syl Laskin Energy Center has 5 groundwater monitoring wells, 2 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between February 27, 2017 and October 07, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, boron, cobalt and lithium.Site description
Minnesota Power’s Syl Laskin Energy Center is a 116-MW natural gas-fired power station in Aurora, Minnesota in St. Louis County along the banks of Colby Lake. Laskin began operations in 1953 and operated two coal-fired units. Both units were converted to natural gas in 2015. Following the conversion, CCR was no longer generated and disposed of at the facility. It has one inactive surface impoundment that completed its closure in 2018.