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Plant Wansley

Plant Wansley began commercial operation in 1976 in Heard County and Carroll County, Georgia. The two coal-fired units are capable of producing 1,840 MW of electricity.

Ash Pond Dewatering Plan

The company prepares and submits an ash pond dewatering plan to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for its approval. The ash pond dewatering plan for Plant Wansley was approved by EPD in November 2021. This site-specific plan identifies the enhanced water treatment system, controls and monitoring that will be used during the closure process to ensure that the water discharged is fully protective of a receiving stream's water quality.

CCR Rule Compliance Data and Information

Georgia Power submitted CCR permit applications to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division in November 2018. The documents provided herein represent the approved permit(s) or current submittals as of May 2023 still under EPD review and the link to the final EPD approved CCR permit and documents will be provided upon permit issuance.


Design Criteria

Operating Criteria

Closure & Post Closure Care


Assessment of Corrective Measures

Notice of Assessment of Corrective Measures – October 2022

Assessment of Corrective Measures Report - 2023


Ongoing semiannual updates to the site Assessment of Corrective Measures are provided as part of the Groundwater Monitoring and Corrective Action Reports

Location Restriction Demonstration


The CCR solid waste permit has been issued for Landfill . Please refer to the permit and supporting documents which reflect the approved plans for the site.

Operating Criteria

Closure & Post Closure Care


Location Restriction Demonstration

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available or as it is required.

ELG Rule Compliance Data and Information

On May 9, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a final Supplemental Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Point Source Category (ELGs). Georgia Power is providing the following data and information as detailed in 40 C.F.R. Part 423.19.

Notice of Planned Participation:

ELG Progress

Progress reports towards meeting the generally applicable effluent limits for Flue Gas Desulfurization Wastewater, and information regarding the subcategory for Permanent Cessation of Coal Combustion.

ELG Progress Reports