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Innovative Thinking

Innovation is not an abstract concept, but a desirable mindset. You've probably heard the expression, "Thinking outside the box," but how willing are you to put aside all your preconceived notions and actually do it? True innovators make it habit. Their typical modus operandi [...]

By |June 25th, 2019|Categories: safeBERM|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

CCR Innovation Series: Part 3 of 3

It takes a village to solve the looming CCR storage issue. In all discussions of coal ash disposition — either through beneficial reuse or keeping it intact but contained — the overriding concern is safety. The cap-in-place solution has been solidly debunked from a [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|Categories: safeSTORAGE|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

CCR Innovation Series: Part 2 of 3

Maximize Innovation Before Resorting to Traditional Methods In 2008, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s dike containing its coal ash failed, allowing approximately 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash to spread over 300 acres and into the Emory River. Since then, the problem that coal ash [...]

CCR Innovation Series: Part 1 of 3

K.I.S.S. Applies to Coal Ash Solutions Imagine a community facing the dual crisis of severely dwindling solid waste disposal capacity at the same time its electric utility has been ordered by a federal judge to excavate and move a hazardous legacy coal ash pond [...]

By |April 27th, 2019|Categories: safeSTORAGE|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Environmental Stewardship Series: Part 3 of 3

Life Beyond: Old Dumping Grounds are Ripe for Adaptive Reuse Communities with areas in decline have embraced the concept of adaptive reuse to restore historic buildings and reclaim their decaying or abandoned urban landscape. Such projects involve salvaging as much of the existing building material [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: safeREUSE|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Environmental Stewardship Series: Part 2 of 3

Is a landfill an asset? The number of landfills in the U.S. is decreasing, resulting in dwindling airspace available to hold our waste. If you own a landfill, you must ask, “Is my landfill an asset or a liability?” Despite recycling and Zero Waste [...]

By |April 4th, 2019|Categories: safeREUSE|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments
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