Brandywine Ash Management Facility

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Brandywine Ash Management Facility has 40 groundwater monitoring wells, 39 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between March 31, 2010 and August 26, 2019. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of sulfate, cobalt, manganese, lithium, boron, cadmium, arsenic, beryllium, nickel, molybdenum, lead, thallium, radium, selenium, chromium, nitrate and antimony.

Site description

Brandywine Ash Management Facility is a dry ash management operation operated by GenOn MD Ash Management and located in Brandywine, Maryland in Prince George’s County. The Site encompasses 217 acres of which approximately 29 acres have been used to manage CCR at the Phase II cell. Phase I, Historical Area 1, and Historical Area 2 are located adjacent to Phase II and are inactive and therefore not regulated by the Federal CCR Rule.

You can find the industry-reported data here. For more information about the Brandywine Ash Management Facility, 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. antimony arsenic beryllium boron cadmium chromium cobalt lead lithium manganese molybdenum nickel nitrate radium selenium sulfate thallium
Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
ammonia barium copper fluoride mercury silver
Pollutants not monitored
cyanide, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, nitrite, strontium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Monday, October 24, 2022 05:04:30 PM EDT