Part 1: The regulation of CCR in the United States: Geosynthetics and barriers

August 1st, 2017 / By: , / Feature, Projects

The regulation of coal ash (coal combustion residuals or CCR) has significantly expanded the market for geosynthetics within the United States. Further, there is interest in these regulations around the globe in every country using coal as an energy source. These regulations are the result of recent environmental incidents. The regulations call for the increased […]

 

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2 responses to “Part 1: The regulation of CCR in the United States: Geosynthetics and barriers

  1. This paper assumes that Coal Ash is a waste and not a resource. In many parts of the world coal ash is used as a filler for cement to make it go further in making concrete. It is also used in the geosynthetics world to make sand mixes easier to pump and prevent them from setting hard as they would with cement added. These and other usage options completely transform the attitude to dealing with Coal Ash.

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