Coal Ash Landfill Management
March 28-29, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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As coal generation continues, utilities are faced with increased storage and handling of coal combustion residuals (CCR). This course is intended to give new and current landfill operators and managers, utility personnel involved with CCR’s storage, and secondary CCR beneficiation market users knowledge of how to properly store and manage CCR’s in landfills.

Attendees will immediately be able to apply their knowledge of CCR landfill management to their everyday operations for storage and handling. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify what coal ash and coal combustion products are
  • Address the requirements of coal ash landfill management
  • Discuss current and future regulatory and permitting issues
  • Characterize siting and site specifications and requirements
  • Compare and contrast design and permitting of coal ash landfills
  • Analyze construction techniques and practices
  • Determine proper equipment needs and uses
  • Prepare strategies for coal ash landfill storage and handling



EUCI has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  In obtaining this accreditation, EUCI has demonstrated that it  complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, EUCI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this event.


Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must sign in/out each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

PowerPoint presentations will be used in this program.


Tuesday, March 28, 2017                              

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. :: Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. :: Course Timing

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. :: Group Luncheon

Module 1:  Introductions

Module 2:  Basics
  • What is coal ash?
  • Waste vs. waste processing with coal ash
  • Identify issues and responsibilities of ash landfill operators
Module 3:  Regulations
  • Current and future regulatory agencies
  • Regulations governing coal ash landfill management
Module 4:  Siting and Site Characteristics
  • Basics of hydrology, soils, geology, etc.
  • Design, construction, operations, closure, and post-closure care
Module 5:  Design and Permitting
  • The process
  • Environmental protection features
Module 6:  Construction
  • Necessary steps for construction of liner systems, drainage and leachate collection systems
Module 7:  Equipment
  • Required equipment for operations and maintenance
  • Costs of ownership and operating
Module 8:  Finances
  • Identify financial requirements
  • Airspace and compaction finances
Module 9:  Operations
  • Goal setting and performance standards
  • Identify current and future issues with solutions
Module 10:  Administration
  • Employee training and retention program
  • Creating and implementing performance standards
Module 11:  Communications
  • Establishing good communications with all parties
  • Environmental management system

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. :: Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Course Timing

Module 12:  Safety
  • Personnel, site, and equipment safety procedures
  • OSHA requirements
Module 13:  Environmental Compliance
  • Air, groundwater, and storm water programs
  • Maintaining compliance and record keeping
Module 14:  Industry Trends
  • Use of technology
  • Ops, design, and regulatory trends

Module 15:  Resources


Jeff Fantell, P.E., Sr. Technical Consultant, Joyce Engineering, Inc.

Jeff is a graduate of Virginia Tech with over 26 years of consulting experience in solid waste. His specialties are design, permitting, construction administration, and operations of solid waste facilities. He currently serves as the program manager and lead trainer for Joyce Engineering’s Waste Management Facility Operator Training curriculums throughout the Southeast and has, upon request, led many training events for energy companies and coal combustion ash handling contractors. Jeff has been published in Waste Age magazine for articles related to landfill operations.


Hyatt Regency Suite Atlanta NW
2999 Windy Hill Road
Marietta, GA 30067

To reserve your room, please call 1-770-956-1234 or book online here.
Please indicate that you are with the EUCI group to receive the group rate.

Room Rate:

The room rate is $139.00 single or double plus applicable taxes.

Room Block Dates:

A room block has been reserved for the nights of March 27 – 30, 2017.

Rate Available Until:

Make your reservations prior to March 5, 2017. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early.


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