Coal Ash: It can help fix itself.

It is all about BUILDING safe, adequate, and economical STORAGE. There is too much coal ash and not enough existing space (landfills) to properly store this waste. Utilities must develop different approaches to comply with ever-changing regulations. Now is the time to find relief to this issue; time is wasting away. Beneficiation has provided some [...]

By |2022-05-26T09:31:28-04:00May 26th, 2022|safeBERM, safeREUSE, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

SEBY – Somebody Else’s Back Yard

The race is on! NIMBY, an acronym for "Not In My Backyard," describes the local opposition to hosting a landfill for communities disposal needs, but what it should be called is SEBY, for “Somebody Else’s Back Yard”. States, counties, and local jurisdictions are adding pressure to the country’s regional based landfill system by closing [...]

By |2022-05-06T11:47:07-04:00May 6th, 2022|safeBERM|0 Comments

safeBERM® Funded Landfill CapEx

Here at EnCAP-IT we use a term, “Funded CapEx”. We are afforded the opportunity to use the term Funded CapEx because our solution tools; safeBERM®, safeSTORAGE® and safeREUSE™ utilize non-traditional construction materials in an environmentally safe manner, voiding the costly procurement of natural resources. Traditional Mechanically Stabilized Earthen berms have been around since the [...]

By |2022-03-31T09:25:48-04:00March 31st, 2022|safeBERM|0 Comments

safeSTORAGE® The Right Tools for the Job

It is all about STORAGE.A simple analogy, coal ash storage is like trying to organize your closet in an endless battle to fit ever more stuff into little space. However, unlike your closet problem utility companies cannot get rid of those unneeded belongings (coal ash), or sign on the dotted line for storage-unit lease (landfills).OUR [...]

By |2022-03-11T08:03:32-05:00March 11th, 2022|safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

It is Time to Press the Reset Button on Coal Ash Storage

If we were forced to pick a time when stakeholders started paying attention coal ash residue it would be the TVA Coal Ash Spill in December 2008. Coal ash was always a waste, we just didn’t notice that the Utilities were not storing it correctly until then. This past December marks the 13th year anniversary [...]

By |2022-02-25T15:12:29-05:00February 25th, 2022|safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

Magazine article; “How to Lead in Landfill Design”

WasteAdvantage magazine recently published an article composed by John P. Swenson. The article, "How to Lead in Landfill Design” explains the paradigm shift necessary in any landfill expansion by eMSE berm implementation. Click to read the full article.

By |2021-12-01T12:46:33-05:00December 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Magazine article; “Why You Should Consider Including Encapsulated Mechanically Stabilized Earthen (eMSE) Berms in Landfill Expansions”

WasteAdvantage magazine recently published an article composed by John P. Swenson and Jeff Crate. The article, "Why You Should Consider Including Encapsulated Mechanically Stabilized Earthen (eMSE) Berms in Landfill Expansions” explains best practices in any landfill expansion by eMSE berm implementation. Click to read the full article.

By |2021-09-01T11:50:34-04:00September 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Featured article; “Functional Value of Coal Combustion Products for eMSE Structures”

Ash at Work, a magazine produced by the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA), recently published an article composed by EnCAP-IT’s John P. Swenson. The article, Functional Value of Coal Combustion Products for eMSE Structures explains the value created by beneficial reuse of CCPs. Click to read the full article.

By |2021-07-15T13:45:54-04:00July 15th, 2021|News|0 Comments

“See the whole board.”

During an episode of “The West Wing,” President Bartlet said at different points to Charlie and Sam to “see the whole board.” In the first instance, he referred to a real chessboard. In the second, the deployment of naval resources around the globe. In both cases, he was pushing his staff to step back [...]

By |2021-03-12T10:44:33-05:00March 12th, 2021|safeBERM, safeREUSE, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments

Is Doing the Bare Minimum Ever Good Enough?

While a ship captain may want to get past the waves to smooth sail down the coast, a leader in environmental management needs to be aware of changes in the industry. Whether it is regulatory forces, budgeting, the effects of the pandemic, or adapting to new technologies and innovation, there is rarely a time [...]

By |2020-11-06T10:34:16-05:00November 6th, 2020|safeBERM, safeREUSE, safeSTORAGE|0 Comments
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