Leak report challenged
SWEPCO rebuts groups’ claims on water peril from coal plant
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Southwestern Electric Power Co.’s Northwest Arkansas coal plant has leaked chromium into groundwater at a level higher than is allowable, three environmental organizations say. SWEPCO said, however, that the occurrence was only once, in October 2009, and all testing since then indicates the coal-ash landfill at the Flint Creek coal-fired electric plant at Gentry is well below governmental limits.
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News, Pages 12 on 02/09/2011