Trimble County Generating Station

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Trimble County Generating Station has 15 groundwater monitoring wells, 8 of which have been polluted above federal advisory levels based on samples collected between June 21, 2010 and November 12, 2015. Groundwater at this site contains unsafe levels of boron, sulfate and arsenic.

Site description

Trimble County Generating Station is a 1,274 MW coal-fired power plant located along the Ohio River, about 50 miles northeast of Louisville, and has been in operation since 1990. The plant operates two coal-fired units and 6 combustion turbines, and disposes of waste in a landfill, leachate pond, and a zero discharge ash treatment basin.

Monitoring Wells Wells reporting one or more exceedances for at least one pollutant.
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Pollutants monitored and above guidelines
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Pollutants monitored and below guidelines
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ammonia, antimony, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, cyanide, fluoride, gross alpha particle, gross beta particle, hexavalent chromium, lead, lithium, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, nickel, nitrate, nitrite, radium, selenium, silver, strontium, thallium, tritium, uranium

Facility last updated on Thursday, March 23, 2017 03:30:54 PM EDT