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Bremo Bluff CCR Surface Impoundments

The Bremo Bluff Power Station is located 1038 Bremo Bluff Road, east of Route 15 (James Madison Highway) and north of the James River, in Bremo Bluff.  The station has three coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundments that managed sluiced or wet CCR from the station as part of the wastewater treatment system.  The impoundments at this facility (also known as coal ash ponds) are subject to the EPA CCR Rule and the requirements of 2019 Acts of Assembly Ch. 650-651, effective July 1, 2019.

Dominion submitted a Surface Water Monitoring Plan and revised Groundwater Monitoring and Closure Plans on August 2, 2019, as required by the solid waste permit issued June 5, 2019 (linked below).  The Department will review these documents for administrative completeness and technical adequacy in accordance with the applicable solid waste regulations and modify the permit accordingly by incorporating the final documents into the permit.  The submittals are below:

Surface Water Monitoring Plan
Groundwater Monitoring Plan (revised)
Closure Plan (revised)

Below are documents related to the solid waste permit issued to address closure of two of the CCR surface impoundments (East and West Ponds) as well as groundwater monitoring and surface water monitoring for all three coal ash ponds.  The North Pond closure will be subject to a future permitting action.

Final Permit issued
Closure Plan with Attachments
Groundwater Monitoring Plan
Groundwater Monitoring Plan Attachment-Tables and Drawings
Groundwater Monitoring Plan Attachment-Boring Logs
Groundwater Monitoring Plan Attachment-Groundwater Monitoring Well Specifications and Well Guidance

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