Gradient Presenting at World of Coal Ash Meeting

News & Events

May 8, 2017

Gradient will have multiple presentations at the World of Coal Ash Meeting scheduled to take place May 8-11, 2017 in Lexington, KY.

Presentations include:

“Achieving Groundwater Protection Standards for Appendix IV Constituents: The Problem with Using Background in the Absence of Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs)”
Ari Lewis, Andrew Bittner
Tuesday, May 9 (poster presentation)

“Evaluating Worker and Community Safety in Coal Ash Surface Impoundment Closure Decision-Making”
Ali Boroumand, Kurt Herman, and Ari Lewis
Wednesday, May 10, 9AM

“Coal Ash Beneficial Reuse Evaluation Consistent with Requirements of the Federal CCR Rule”
Ari Lewis, Andrew Bittner, Eric Dube.
Thursday, May 11, 9:30AM

“Modeling Potential Benefits to Groundwater Resulting from Various Surface Impoundment Closure Options”
Andrew Bittner
, John Kondziolka
Thursday, May 11, 11AM

We will also moderate the following sessions:

  • “Disposal II.” Kurt Herman, Tuesday, May 9, 1-3PM
  • “Groundwater and the Environment I.” Andrew Bittner, Wednesday, May 10, 8-10AM
  • “Groundwater & Environment III.” Ari Lewis, Wednesday, May 10, 1-3PM