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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

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

News & Events

Oct 24 2018

CAPCA's Fall Technical Workshop and Forum

CAPCA's Fall Technical Workshop and Forum will provide our members with a forum to discuss air pollution control topics and exchange information that is beneficial to their careers and businesses. Att

Press Release
Oct 1st, 2018

TRC Expands Presence in Power Market with Acquisition of Ohio-based IJUS

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 IJUS, a top power/u

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

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