Agenda for Nov. 24, 2014 Beneficial Reuse of Coal Ash Ad Hoc Committee

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:00 am

 

MEETING AGENDA

BENEFICIAL REUSE OF COAL ASH AD HOC COMMITTEE

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION

 

UNC Charlotte Campus Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) Room 3344

 

 

November 24, 2014
10:00 a.m.

 

General Statute §138-15 mandates that the Chairman inquire as to whether any member knows of any known conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Environmental Management Commission’s Beneficial Reuse of Coal Ash ad hoc Committee. If so, please state at this time.

 

Dr. Albert Rubin, Chairman Presiding

I. Preliminary Matters

1. Welcome- Dr. John Daniels (Professor and Chair Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering UNCC)
(10:00-10:15 am)

2. Call to Order and Notice of N.C.G.S. § 138A-15……………………Chairman Dr. Bob Rubin

II. Information Items (Morning Session)

1. Statutory Purpose and Scope of Ad Hoc Committee ……………….Chairman Dr. Bob Rubin

Attachment A – Session Law 2014-122, Part III, Section 4.(d)

Attachment B – Session Law 2014-122, Part III, Section 3.(a)

 

 

2. Committee’s Actions and Schedule ………………………………........…Chairman Dr. Bob Rubin

 

 

3. Available Information on Beneficial Reuse of Coal Ash …………...Chairman Dr. Bob Rubin

(10:15-10:30am)

 

 

4. Dr. John Daniels- Research results and research needs related to coal ash management in NC

(10:30-11:15am)

 

 

5. NC regulatory requirements for coal ash (NC DENR Division of Water Resources)

Jon Risgaard, NC Division of Water Resources, Supervisor Non-discharge Permitting Unit

(11:15- 11:30 am)

 

6. Coal Ash Research at the NCSU Minerals Research Laboratory- Dr. Robert Mensah-Biney, Senior Mineral Processing Engineer, North Carolina State Minerals Research Laboratory, Asheville, NC

(11:30-12:00 pm)

 

Lunch (12:00-12:30 pm)

 

Afternoon Session

1.    Danny Turner (North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Seed and Fertilizer Administrator)

Fertilizer and Soil Amendment Requirements in North Carolina

(12:30-12:45 pm)

 

 

2.    Ellen Lorscheider, Coal Combustion By-Products Quantities Produced and Disposed overview

(12:45-1:00 pm)

 

 

3.    Panel Discussion (Topic 1: Discussion of current NC structural fill requirements, Topic 2: Discussion of other beneficial uses of coal ash and current rules, Topic 3; Discussion of additional opportunities for coal ash, Topic 4: Discussion regarding the US EPA regarding the use of coal combustion products as structural fill or other beneficial uses

(1:00-2:30pm)

 

III. Closing Remarks…………………………………………………………......................Chairman Dr. Bob Rubin

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