LOUISVILLE, KY (September 19, 2017) – Charah®, LLC, the largest privately-held ash management company serving the coal-fired power generation industry, today announced that Scott Sewell, Chief Operating Officer, has been named one of Business First of Louisville’s “Forty Under 40” award honorees for 2017 and was recognized at a dinner on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Marriott East.

According to Business First, every generation produces leaders. The Forty Under 40 awards recognize dynamic, young professionals in the Greater Louisville area under the age of 40 who are on the leading edge of their occupations. The annual awards serve to identify and foster the development of tomorrow’s leaders.

Mr. Sewell joined Charah in 2008 with extensive experience in project management with one of the largest international engineering and construction companies. As COO, he is responsible for maintaining oversight of Charah operations, safety management, business development and utility relations. A graduate of the College of Charleston in South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in international business, he is a Six Sigma Yellow Belt and holds professional affiliations as a member of the Project Management Institute, the Association of Equipment Management Professionals and the International Erosion Control Association.

“We are very proud of Scott and congratulate him for this well-deserved honor,” said Charles Price, Charah President and CEO. “Scott has played a pivotal role in Charah’s significant growth over the past nine years, and his strong leadership skills have enabled Charah to become the industry leader that it is today.”

About Charah, LLC

Founded in 1987, Charah® LLC is a total solutions company providing unparalleled service and innovation. Based in Louisville, KY, Charah is the largest privately-held provider of coal combustion product (CCP) management, fly ash sales and marketing, and power plant support services for the coal-fired power generation industry. Charah assists utilities with all aspects of managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity. Services include landfill design, construction, management, operations and closure; fly ash, bottom ash and gypsum sales and marketing; ash pond management and closure; structural fill projects; and power plant support services including limestone supply and FGD operations. For more information, please visit