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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

Jan 23 2018

DistribuTECH 2018

This annual, educational program brings together industry thought leaders from all over the world opportunities to network, share knowledge and problem solve with worldwide utilities and product and s

Jan 3rd, 2018

TRC Acquires Hazmat Assessment Firm American Environmental Consulting

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, announced today that it has acquired American Environmental Consultants, I

Dec 13th, 2017

TRC’s 2018 Predictions: Infrastructure Initiatives Intensify, Grids Get Smarter and Renewables Remain All the Rage

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, today released its top predictions for 2018, which include federal and sta

Nov 1st, 2017

TRC Selected to Oversee Rehabilitation of San Francisco’s Iconic Lefty O’Doul Bridge near AT&T Park

LOWELL, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, has been selected by San Francisco Public Works to provi

Oct 11th, 2017

TRC Adds to Electric Utility Expertise in the Southwest

LOWELL, Mass. – TRC Companies Inc., a leader in engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services, has hired Mark Murray of Albuquerque to head up its electric licensing and p

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