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Managing Flue Gas Desulfurization Materials: A Brief Physio-Chemical Lesson

Managing Flue Gas Desulfurization Materials: A Brief Physio-Chemical Lesson

To properly evaluate the available options for managing coal ash, it is critical to understand the physio-chemical characteristics of the materials themselves.

Blog

Mar 16th, 2016

by Douglas Genthe, P.E., D.GE Curtis D. Madsen, PE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Industrial

Long Term CCR Management Planning: The Time to Begin is Now

Long Term CCR Management Planning: The Time to Begin is Now
Douglas Genthe, P.E., D.GE

​Coal-fired power plants continue to wrestle with the recently promulgated Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) regulations. Prudent and proactive planning to manage CCR is essential to ensure both maximization of beneficial reuse and availability of CCR landfill capacity.

Blog

Dec 17th, 2015

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

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

On Demand Webinar: ​Are You Prepared to Close Your CCR Surface Impoundments?

On Demand Webinar: ​Are You Prepared to Close Your CCR Surface Impoundments?
Mark Johnson, PG

Learn more about the rules concerning coal combustion residuals, effluent limitation guidelines and the implementation issues associated with successfully closing your surface impoundments.

Blog

Oct 29th, 2015

by Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Deadline Approaching for Completion of Coal Combustion Residuals Fugitive Dust Management Plans

Deadline Approaching for Completion of Coal Combustion Residuals Fugitive Dust Management Plans

Although the deadline for preparation of CCR dust management plans is rapidly approaching, facilities can complete plan development quickly and efficiently by engaging a team that understands the requirements of the rule, CCR management operations, and public relations.

Regulatory Update

Jul 21st, 2015

by David Elam

topics Coal Ash

industries Utilities Generation

Groundwater Monitoring is Key for Coal Ash Compliance

Groundwater Monitoring is Key for Coal Ash Compliance
Scott Lesikar

Existing CCR units must initiate a groundwater detection monitoring program and complete a minimum of eight independent sampling events by October, 2017. A well-planned implementation strategy can significantly affect whether a unit requires expensive corrective action or premature closure.

Blog

Jun 4th, 2015

by Scott Lesikar

topics Coal Ash

industries Utilities Generation

New Coal Ash Rule Impacts Closure Requirements and Processes for Utilities and IPPs

New Coal Ash Rule Impacts Closure Requirements and Processes for Utilities and IPPs
Mark Johnson, PG

The final, pre-published coal ash rule includes significant changes and clarifications that will impact a utility’s or Independent Power Producer’s decision to close surface impoundments.

Blog

Mar 25th, 2015

by Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Beware of Coal Ash Compliance Dates

Beware of Coal Ash Compliance Dates

Electric utilities and IPPs impacted by this regulation should conduct a detailed review of the compliance deadlines and reporting requirements to ensure the appropriate resources and infrastructure are in place to successfully meet them.

Regulatory Update

Jan 21st, 2015

by Mark Johnson, PG

topics Coal Ash

industries Utilities Generation

Article

Dec 1st, 2014

by Mark Johnson, PG , and ​Kent Nilsson, PE

topics Coal Ash

industries Generation Utilities

Article

Jul 10th, 2014

by Mark Johnson, PG , and ​Kent Nilsson, PE

topics Coal Ash

industries Utilities Generation

Coal Ash Pond Closures: Be Prepared

Coal Ash Pond Closures: Be Prepared
​Kent Nilsson, PE

​Utilities nationwide are facing a range of regulatory, environmental and operational pressures to close or consider closing their coal ash ponds. The process can be time-intensive and costly.

Blog

Mar 24th, 2014

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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