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Proposal for Repurposing Coal Ash
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Staff from both the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, along with several elected officials visited both the Riverbend Steam Plant and the coal ash disposal facility at the Asheville Airport to learn more about coal ash and current disposal techniques. City and County staff are in the process of gathering information to make a recommendation on the feasibility of disposing of coal ash from the Riverbend Steam Plant to property located at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation: Coal Ash 101

Charah: What Is An Engineered Fill?

Duke Energy and Charah's Presentation to Council -- March 24, 2014

Letter - Proposed engineered fill at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport

May 2012 Power Magazine Article -- Partnership develops innovative CCP project 

May 2013 Asheville Citizen-Time Article -- Massive coal ash fill at Asheville Airport to last years

City of Charlotte's Coal ash photos photoset