EREF Webinar: Coal Ash Management and Regulations

DatesFebruary 19 2013
CityRaleigh, North Carolina, United States
Local Phone919-861-6876
Main BodyCoal accounts for more than a third of electricity generation in the U.S., resulting in over 130 million short tons of coal combustion residuals (CCR) annually. This makes coal ash one of the largest waste streams in the U.S. To put this in perspective, the tonnage of coal ash alone is equivalent to roughly half the total tonnage of municipal solid waste (MSW) generated in the U.S. annually. Notwithstanding an increase in natural gas supplies and a focus on renewable sources of energy, coal will feature prominently in the energy mix for the foreseeable future. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently proposed rules on how CCRs should be managed (e.g., Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Subtitle C vs. Subtitle D) and has advocated for alternate means of CCR testing (Leaching Environmental Assessment Framework versus Synthetic Precipitation Leaching Procedure or the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure). This webinar provides a primer on CCRs as well as recommendations for their management and characterization in light of these changes.


John Daniels, Ph.D., P.E. - Interim Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of North Carolina - Charlotte

Chris Hardin, P.E. - Coal Combustion Practice Leader of Haley & Aldrich and Senior Fellow at the IDEAS Center and the Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), University of North Carolina - Charlotte

Schedule1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (eastern)
FeesCost = $130 per person

Receive a 15% discount per person when registering 5 or more people, or a 50% discount if you are a student. Please send an e-mail to for more information.


OrganizerEnvironmental Research & Education Foundation
Address3301 Benson Drive, Suite 301, Raleigh, North Carolina United States 27609
Phone9198616876 Ext. 103

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