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Mar 25

Danny Gray Named Executive Vice President for Governmental and Environmental Affairs

LOUISVILLE, KY (March 25, 2015) – Charah®, Inc., a total solutions company providing unparalleled service and innovation for the coal-fired electric utility industry, announced today that Danny L. Gray has been named Executive Vice President, Governmental and Environmental Affairs, effective March 1, 2015. He is responsible for Charah’s legislative and regulatory affairs and oversight of the company’s environmental and quality control compliance for products.

Mr. Gray joined Charah in 2008 and has over 35 years experience in the electric utility and coal ash management industries. Prior to joining Charah, Mr. Gray served as Vice President of Mineral Resource Technologies, Inc. (MRT), a CEMEX subsidiary, and in various senior management positions at ISG Resources and JTM Industries, Inc. He began his professional career with American Electric Power in the environmental and regulatory area.

Mr. Gray graduated with honors from Virginia Tech with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, and is a registered professional engineer in Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. He currently serves as immediate past president of the board of directors of the American Coal Council (ACC), as an Associate Member of the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB), and as Charah’s representative to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE).

“We are delighted to have Danny step into this new role,” said Charles Price, president and CEO of Charah. “His extensive experience in governmental affairs and the changing regulatory landscape are a great asset for Charah as we continue to expand the range of innovative services that we provide to the coal-fired electric utility industry.”

About Charah, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Charah®, Inc. is a total solutions company providing unparalleled service and innovation. Based in Louisville, KY, Charah today is one of the largest providers of coal combustion product (CCP) management, CCP sales and marketing, and power plant support services for the coal-fired electric utility 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; power plant support services including limestone supply and FGD operations; SUL4R-PLUS® product and other products for the agricultural market; and Integrated Gasification Combine Cycle (IGCC) slag beneficiation and other innovative solutions. For more information, please visit