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Charah Solutions awarded ash marketing and landfill operations contract

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Charah Solutions has recently been awarded a large-scale ash marketing and landfill operations contract for utility companies owned by Entergy Corp. at three plants in Arkansas and Louisiana, US.

Entergy Corp., an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations, delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

As part of this agreement, Charah Solutions will be responsible for marketing fly ash and bottom ash from Entergy Louisiana’s Nelson Power Plant in Westlake, Louisiana; Entergy Arkansas Independence Power Plant in Newark, Arkansas and Entergy Arkansas White Bluff Power Plant in Redfield, Arkansas. Over the next 5 years, the combined scope of work is anticipated to include over 2 million t of fly and bottom ash sales for beneficial use, transported via truck and railcar to regional markets to supply the growing demand for concrete in the construction industry. These coal combustion products (CCPs) will be distributed throughout Charah Solutions’ materials network with international sourcing. The MultiSource® materials network is a unique distribution system which provides a continuous and reliable supply of supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) for ready mix concrete producers and other customers.

Sustainability is a core value to Charah Solutions, and it is focused on developing solutions to environmental issues for the betterment of the planet, the communities in which the company operates and its customers.

In addition, Charah Solutions will be responsible for onsite landfill operations and disposal of over 900 000 t of unsold coal combustion residuals (CCRs). The scope of work also includes activities involved in the landfill maintenance work such as erosion and sediment control, active landfill maintenance, landfill cover maintenance, record keeping, mowing, dust control and overall site maintenance.

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