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Using bentonite-polymer composite geosynthetic clay liners to contain CCR leachates

Features | October 1, 2021 | By: Jiannan Chen, Sarah A. Gustitus, Yu Tan and Craig H. Benson

FIGURE 1 To tackle tough leachates and shield the environment from hazardous byproducts created by a coal ash site such as this, a GCL is being installed for advanced protection. (Photograph courtesy of CETCO) Coal combustion residuals (CCRs) are the byproducts from combustion in coal-fired boilers that are disposed in lined landfills when they cannot […]


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