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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

Impact of Material Handling Issues on CCR Impoundment Closures

Impact of Material Handling Issues on CCR Impoundment Closures
​Kent Nilsson, PE

Successful coal ash closure projects must adequately consider and plan for the unique characteristics of CCR materials. Accounting for site-specific conditions and particular owner objectives is essential to cost effective, efficient and safe construction execution.

Blog

Apr 4th, 2016

by ​Kent Nilsson, PE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

News & Events

Oct 2 2018

GCPA Fall 2018

Join us at GCPA's 33rd Annual Fall conference on October 2-3. This conference is the fall's largest electric power industry event in the ERCOT/Gulf Coast region. Attendees will learn from many dynamic

Press Release
Aug 28th, 2018

TRC Chosen to Provide Array of Integrated Services on Midship Pipeline Project

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, has been awarded a pair of contracts

Press Release
Jun 26th, 2018

TRC Acquires California Construction Management Firm Vali Cooper & Associates

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, announced today it has acquired Vali Cooper & Assoc

Press Release
May 23rd, 2018

TRC’s Michael Murphy Wins Prestigious Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hydropower Industry

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC, a leader in engineering, consulting and construction-management services, is pleased to announce Michael Murphy has been named the 2018 recipient of the National Hydropower Associ

Press Release
May 10th, 2018

Former Los Angeles Oil Tank Transformed into Massive Surfing Mural

LOS ANGELES – El Segundo residents now have a striking new addition to their skyline – a giant mural of surf-inspired psychedelia thanks to iconic California artist John Van Hamersveld, city officials

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