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Federal Court Decision May Have Big Impact on Coal-Fired Power Plants

Federal Court Decision May Have Big Impact on Coal-Fired Power Plants
Mark Johnson, PG

A new court ruling that tightens federal regulations on coal combustion residuals could pose problematic for many older power plants.

Blog

Sep 26th, 2018

by Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Evolving Regulations and Litigation Creating a Murky Future for Coal Ash Management

Evolving Regulations and Litigation Creating a Murky Future for Coal Ash Management
Mark Johnson, PG

The world of coal combustion residuals is getting more confusing with each passing day. TRC sorts out the recent tangle of regulations, rules, guidance and and court decisions.

Blog

Nov 7th, 2017

by Mark Johnson, PG

topic Coal Ash

industry Generation

Article

Nov 2nd, 2017

topic Coal Ash

industry Generation

Contractor Selection: 3 Key Considerations for Managing Coal Ash Construction Projects

Contractor Selection: 3 Key Considerations for Managing Coal Ash Construction Projects

​One of the most important aspects of successful coal ash unit closure project execution is the contractor selection process. How well this process is managed and executed will have a direct impact, positive or negative, on the quality of the work performed, and whether the project stays on budget.

Blog

Jul 28th, 2017

by Joel Roberts Nakia Addison

topics Coal Ash

industries Utilities Generation

Coal Ash Construction Roles: Three Approaches to Project Management

Coal Ash Construction Roles: Three Approaches to Project Management

​When it comes to managing coal ash mitigation and closure projects, site owners have multiple options for engagement and managing costs.

Blog

May 8th, 2017

by Michael Amstadt, P.E. Douglas Genthe, P.E., D.GE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Article

Jan 19th, 2017

by ​Kent Nilsson, PE

topic Coal Ash

Dry Coal Combustion Residual Management Containment

Dry Coal Combustion Residual Management Containment
Douglas Genthe, P.E., D.GE

Regulations will significantly phase out the long-term use of surface impoundments for coal ash management, continuing the shift from wet to dry handling systems. These dry systems are not new to the industry, but can be costly and time-consuming to implement.

Blog

Aug 3rd, 2016

by Douglas Genthe, P.E., D.GE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

What to do if Warning Signs are Identified for Coal Ash Unit Groundwater Data

What to do if Warning Signs are Identified for Coal Ash Unit Groundwater Data

By addressing potential data issues early on, it will be easier to make timely adjustments to your Detection Monitoring Program (DMP); confirm and demonstrate the cause of a statistically significant exceedance (SSE); and/or provide adequate justification of an alternate source.

Blog

Jul 20th, 2016

by Scott Lesikar Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Article

Jun 8th, 2016

by ​Kent Nilsson, PE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Getting a Head Start on Groundwater Compliance for Coal Ash Units

Getting a Head Start on Groundwater Compliance for Coal Ash Units
Mark Johnson, PG

As a coal ash owner, it is critical to evaluate background groundwater quality and make adjustments if necessary. Failure to identify errors early on could prematurely force you to close an unlined impoundment or implement corrective action which might otherwise be avoided.

Blog

May 19th, 2016

by Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

News & Events

Jan 21 2019

Association of Energy Services Professionals

Join us at the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) 29th Annual Conference and Expo in San Antonio, TX. This 4-day event will kick-off with optional pre-conference workshops, a utility-

Press Release
Dec 6th, 2018

Parker Meeks Named President of TRC’s Infrastructure Sector

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, announced today that Parker Meeks has been appointe

Press Release
Nov 28th, 2018

TRC to Cap High-Profile Los Angeles Landfill as First Step in Ambitious Mixed-Use Makeover

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, has been awarded a $100 million environmental manag

Press Release
Nov 15th, 2018

TRC Hires Chief Digital Officer to Advance Tech Initiatives

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, announced today it has hired Ryan Renner to serve i

Press Release
Nov 13th, 2018

TRC Wins $36 Million Contract to Oversee Clean Up of FAA Superfund Site in New Jersey

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, has been awarded a nine-year, $36 million contract

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