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Moretrench at EUCI’s 2018 CCR Conference

  Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. (EUCI) will host a 2-day conference on Coal Combustion Residuals Hyatt Regency Louisville | April 24-25, 2018 This Coal Combustion Residuals Conference will include a range of case studies, presentations given by industry experts, and group discussion. As regulations are amended and the coal ash industry continues to adapt, this…

Moretrench’s Schmall to present at Current Issues in Ponded CCPs

The American Coal Ash Association (ACAA), the UK Centre for Applied Energy Research (CAER), and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) will co-host a 2-day workshop on Current Issues in Ponded CCPs Omni Richmond Hotel | March 20-21, 2018 This important and informative event will be of interest to anyone involved with ash pond closure or…

A PERSONALITY FOR EVERY POND -TRIED AND TRUE CONSTRUCTION SOILS PRACTICES HOLD PROMISE FOR ASH POND DEWATERING. ASH AT WORK ISSUE 2, 2015

Source: Ash At Work, Issue 2 2015 As the clock ticks down toward mandatory compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) coal combustion residuals (CCR) ruling, facility owners and their engineers must rapidly move ahead with developing plans for the closure of wet ash surface impoundments and landfills.  This article highlights the need to evaluate…

Construction Considerations Are Key in Closure Planning for Coal Ash Ponds

Mark Johnson, PG and Kent Nilsson, PE When faced with a variety of options for coal ash pond closure, use a holistic approach rather than choosing what seems to be the quickest or cheapest on paper. Closure and remediation solutions for coal ash ponds, or impoundments, vary greatly. Assuming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…