Clifty Creek Power Plant

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Clifty Creek Power Plant has 27 groundwater monitoring wells, 23 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between January 14, 2010 and May 18, 2021. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron, molybdenum, arsenic, manganese, lithium, sulfate, cobalt, radium and lead.

Site description

The Clifty Creek Station, located in Madison, Indiana, is a 1,304-MW coal-fired generating plant operated by the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation, a subsidiary of the Ohio Valley Electric Company. The Clifty Creek Station has six 217.26-MW generating units and has been in operation since 1955. Beginning in 1955, ash products were sluiced to disposal ponds located in the plant site. There are three CCR units at the Station: Type I Residual Waste Landfill (Landfill), Landfill Runoff Collection Pond (LRCP) and, West Boiler Slag Pond (WBSP).

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

Facility last updated on Friday, October 14, 2022 04:44:36 PM EDT