October 19, 2018
Power Plant Settling Pond Water Purification

Water Purification to Improve Water Quality for Power Plant Operations

Most of the current power plants in the US were built in the 40s, 50s and 60s.  Water is extremely important in making electricity; mainly as […]
August 15, 2018
Industrial Power Plant with Smokestack

Mercury Removal from Coal-Fired Powered Plants

Coal is a mined material.  Because it naturally occurs, it has a lot of contaminants that are mined with the coal.  Radioactive isotopes, silica, arsenic, chromium, […]
June 22, 2018
Power Station at Dusk

Coal and Fossil Fuel Plant Emissions Controls

Many would say that the coal industry is under attack.  The Environmental Protection Agency, politicians, the media, etc., are all trying to make coal clean.  The […]
April 30, 2018
Coal Burning Power Plant Station

Coal Combustion Residual Treatment (CCRT) Facilities

Coal Combustion Residuals (CCRs) are defined by the EPA as “coal ash created when coal is burned by power plants to produce electricity. Coal ash is […]
February 13, 2018
Industrial Utility Plant at Night

Watchstanding Principles

Consider this…how many decisions are made each day to run a power plant? In the course of a typical day thousands of decisions must be made. […]
November 13, 2017
Power generation plant with smokestack and blue sky

Power Plant Environmental Upgrades

The Power Industry in the United States is changing. For years the industry was allowed to release flue gas from the burning of coal into the […]