At the largest coal-fired generating plant in Kansas, with three 800-megawatt (MW) units on-site, the flue gas desulfurization system produces a thick byproduct that contains materials that can be toxic to the environment. This issue examines a successful pilot program for a constructed wetland treatment system for the wastewater.
Permitting any project can be complex, requiring coordination at every phase. An integrated project team can simplify the navigation process.
Coal remains one of the most abundant energy sources in the world, but it requires advanced emission control technologies to be cleanly used for generating electricity.
In 1989, Burns & McDonnell handed Kansas City business development director Bob Berry a one-way ticket to St. Louis, along with the challenge of establishing a regional office there.
The new pump building provides a safe environment for maintenance, and the pumping and controls system offers operational capacity and flexibility not previously available for Point Loma.
Burns & McDonnell has established several testing labs around the country to help find the ROI in new and emerging technologies.
Coal remains one of the most abundant energy sources in the world, and it's up to us to provide the most advanced technologies to cleanly generate electricity using that resource.
Two new faces are joining the Burns & McDonnell Board of Directors. John Olander and Paul Fischer will serve in their board roles starting in 2015.
To facilitate a sale, an increasing number of owners of contaminated property are implementing innovative risk transfer strategies that make it possible to reassign a property's environmental liabilities to a third party.
Process & Industrial Group leaders have begun conducting weekly "safety toolbox talks" in the office with the entire staff.
An integrated team created a durable and efficient building envelope outfitted with reliable systems and remote site services. The Fermilab facility — the NOvA Far Detector Building — supports the examination of how neutrinos behave.
EPA's new coal ash rule requires the nation's affected coal-fired power plants — around 500 of them — to change the way they manage their CCRs.
Dan Korinek proves that teamwork is a key factor is building a successful career.