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.