COAL Combustion Residuals (CCR)

COAL Combustion Residuals (CCR)

The United States has 2 billion cubic yards of Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) contained within tailings and/or waste storage facilities across the country that is swaying public and political opinion.

NewFields has worked on over 50 CCR sites helping our clients design, remediate, manage construction and provide support in various types of litigation. As regulators debate the best course of action for dealing with CCR, NewFields is researching, as well as developing, new technologies to facilitate and decrease the cost of dewatering, remediating, and monitoring; while our public outreach experts help assist in communicating with stakeholders.

Services include:


  • Design and Implementation of Tailings and Waste Storage Facilities
  • In-house Geotechnical and Water Treatment Laboratories
  • Dewatering


  • In-Situ Customized Nano Technology
  • Biochar filters
  • Tree well hydraulic head reduction
  • Groundwater and Surface Water Modeling
  • Geotechnical and Water Treatment Laboratories
  • Collaboration with Research Universities

Construction Management

  • Conceptual Project Planning and Reviews
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Project Controls
  • Cost Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Progress Reporting
  • Contractor Pre-Qualification and Management
  • Owner’s Team Development or Staff Augmentation
  • Commissioning and Start-up


  • Insurance Recovery
    • Coverage Triggers
    • Standard of Care
    • Regulatory History
    • Allocation
  • 3rd Party Claims
    • Standard of Care
    • Nuisance Trespass
    • Toxic Tort
  • Regulatory Negotiations
  • Data Management and Analytics

Public Engagement

  • Community Outreach
  • Communication Plans
  • Social Media Monitoring


Joseph Namlick MSc, P.G
Construction & Commissioning
[email protected]
(303) 842-3864

Irina Mamonkina Ph.D
[email protected]
(713) 898-5659

Marjorie Hall M.S.
Public Engagement
[email protected]
(678) 472-3946

William Hall P.E.
[email protected]
(678) 296-5087

James Kendrick P.E.
Engineering and Remediation
[email protected]
(214) 392-3994

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