Asbury Generating Station

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Asbury Generating Station has 8 groundwater monitoring wells, 8 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between January 01, 2016 and May 16, 2021. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, lithium, cobalt, boron and arsenic.

Site description

Asbury Generating Station was a 232-MW facility with two coal-fired units located in Asbury, Missouri in Jasper County. The station was first built in 1970 and is owned by Empire District Electric Company. Unit 2 was retired in 2013 and Unit 1 in 2020. Asbury has one surface impoundment regulated under the federal coal ash rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Asbury Generating Station, 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
Tip: Click on a contaminant to view wells that have recorded exceedances. Click again to remove the filter. arsenic boron cobalt lithium sulfate
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
antimony barium beryllium cadmium chromium fluoride lead mercury molybdenum radium selenium 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, November 02, 2022 10:11:08 AM EDT