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About the Course

The Coal Ash Professionals Training Course is an intense crash course on coal ash. For 4 days in Minneapolis, Minnesota, coal ash professionals learned the fundamentals of the coal ash business, including characterization, management, and utilization. The latest hot topics, CO2 and mercury, were also discussed.

By taking this educational course, participants earned 2.5 continuing education credits. For professional engineers, 2.5 continuing education credits are equivalent to 25 professional development hours.

68 attendees from 21 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and two Canadian provinces registered for the Coal Ash Professionals Training Course. States included Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. Attendees represented the following industries:

Utility: 28%
Ash Manager: 1%
Ash Marketer: 18%
Research: 22%
Government: 6%
Industry: 10%
Other: 15%

Course Materials
Course materials are available in a three-ring binder for US$75.00. Presentation materials include a final participant list, final program, speaker presentation abstracts, and PowerPoint presentations. If you would like a copy of the materials, please contact Anne Fiala at afiala@undeerc.org or (701) 777-3119.

Sponsored By
U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory
American Coal Ash Association
Western Region Ash Group

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Grand Forks, ND · 58202-9018
Phone: (701) 777-5000 · Fax: (701) 777-5181