White Papers

June 23, 2017

Brownfields – Creosote Piling Guidance Elizabeth Riverfront / Harbor Park Area Brownfields Redevelopment Project Norfolk, VA

There is no regulatory requirement in Virginia to remove existing pilings. In conjunction with waterfront brownfields redevelopment projects, the authors discuss four primary considerations which should be made before beginning a piling removal project. Brownfields projects on shorelines are assessed on a case-by-case basis due to the variability of ...

June 19, 2017

State of Organics, NWRA, Oct. 2016

This white paper compiled by Chaz Miller and Anne Germain examines the prospects for increased recovery of the organics fraction of the waste stream. It looks at the components and amount of organic wastes, the existing recovery infrastructure, both in terms of operating facilities and the legislative and regulatory framework ...

May 17, 2017

Mitigating Hydrogen Sulfide Issues at Coal Combustion Residuals and Municipal Solid Waste Co-disposal Sites, May 2017

Learn about the biological, chemical and physical conditions necessary for FGD decomposition and hydrogen sulfide generation. Marshall explores technologies that remove and treat hydrogen sulfide from landfill gas and present recommendations for reducing the potential for FGD decomposition at co-disposal facilities. By Jeff Marshall  

May 17, 2017

Selecting the Right Closure Cap Option for Your Surface Impoundment or CCR Landfill, May 2017

Alternative capping options have recently emerged in the industry, such as exposed geomembrane liners or synthetic turf/geomembrane liner systems. Some of these alternative capping options have many advantages over their traditional counterparts. These experts describe the advantages and disadvantages of alternative capping options. By Steve Lamb and Floyd Cotter   ...

May 17, 2017

Working Through Location Restrictions to Expand the Ottumwa Midland Landfill, May 2017

The final Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) rule introduces new challenges for companies developing new landfills or expanding existing sites. Join us to learn how Alliant Energy overcame these challenges and expanded the Ottumwa Midland Landfill (OML) to accommodate increased byproduct disposal rates from new emission control projects. By Eric ...

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