It seems hard to believe that Utilities, EPA, State Politicians, Regulatory Agencies, environment groups, and the public around the country have been wrestling with this issue of what to do with legacy CCR for almost 12 years. Still even harder to believe is that the nation is making progress.
Despite the emotion of it all, certain fundamental approaches and strategies have been developing. In this post, we will identify all the factors associated with these challenges. We even graded them from an overall safety perspective. The criteria have a waterfall effect; safety first, then delivery and cost.