Work at Power Station in Ohio Includes Closure of Two Ponds and Excavation of Approximately 40,000
Cubic Yards of Coal Combustion Residuals
LOUISVILLE, KY (October 27, 2022) – Charah® Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: CHRA), a leading provider of environmental services and byproduct recycling to the power generation industry, today announced that it has been awarded a pond closure by removal contract from a long-term utility partner for two ponds in Ohio. Charah Solutions continues to provide Remediation & Compliance Services at the site following the power plant’s recent retirement. Work for this new project has begun and is scheduled for completion before the end of 2022.
The closure by removal contract of the two ponds includes dewatering/water management, excavation of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of coal combustion residuals (CCR) and placement of the CCRs in an existing onsite lined landfill. Also included in the project scope is the replacement of clay in one of the basins in preparation for receipt of future site process waters along with full site stabilization and restoration.
“We are delighted to be awarded this additional project from our long-term partner,” said Scott Sewell, Charah Solutions President & CEO. “Charah Solutions has decades of proven experience and expertise to handle every regulatory, engineering and technical issue related to CCR ash pond closure and we are committed to meeting the evolving and increasingly complex needs of our utility partners and supporting their sustainability initiatives.”
About Charah Solutions, Inc.
With more than 35 years of experience, Charah Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of environmental services and byproduct recycling to the power generation industry. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Charah Solutions is the partner of choice for solving customers’ most complex environmental challenges, and as an industry leader in quality, safety, and compliance, the Company is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions for a cleaner energy future. Charah Solutions assists utilities and independent power producers with all aspects of sustainably managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity. The Company also designs and implements solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill construction, structural fill projects, power plant remediation and site redevelopment. As a sustainability leader, Charah Solutions is dedicated to preserving our natural resources in an environmentally-conscious manner and is focused on developing innovative solutions for the betterment of the planet, the communities in which it operates and its customers. For more information, please visit www.charah.com or download our 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report at charah.com/sustainability.
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