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1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310C
Format: Paper

Industry leaders will provide comprehensive strategies to comply with the EPA’s recent promulgation of the Effluent Limitation Guidelines.  Various technologies will be discussed to address the new restrictions on wastewater streams including arsenic, nitrates, mercury and selenium.  Case studies will address capital expenditures, operational considerations and ...read more...

Session Chair
Michael Bobinecz, PMP
Vice President, Water Market - Power
CH2MHILL
United States
Session Co-Chair
Arvind Patel, P.E.
Vice President & Project Director
Sargent & Lundy LLC
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Stephen Winter
Chemistry, Testing, and R&D Manager
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Co-Author
Michael Hoydick
Director, Process and Product Development
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Co-Author
Robert Kimball
Vice President, Industrial Water Segment Lead
Amec Foster Wheeler
United States
Speaker
Robert Nicolo
Environmental Products Director
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author
Song Wu, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America - Energy and Environment Ltd.
United States
Speaker
Thomas Higgins, Ph.D., P.E.
Fellow and Global Technology Leader Power Water
CH2M
United States
Co-Author+
Krystal Perez
Senior Project Engineer
CH2M
United States
Co-Author
Brian Choi
Chemical Process Engineer
CH2M
United States
Co-Author
Dennis Fink
Water for Power Lead
CH2M
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310D
Format: Paper
Speakers discuss and examine advanced techniques to optimize emission control technologies and balance-of-plant equipment for improved operations and ...read more...
Session Chair
Richard Staehle
President
Eventus APC, LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Joseph Mashek, P.E.
Business Development Manager, Energy Group
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Joseph Klobucar
AQCS Sr. Project Manager
HDR
United States
Co-Author
Bob Newell
Program Manager/Principal Engineer
Alliant Energy Corporation
United States
Co-Author
Brian Barth
HDR
United States
Co-Author
Jeff Hoefer
Senior Manager – Strategic Projects
Alliant Energy Corporation
United States
Speaker
Conner Cox
Strategic Project Manager
United Conveyor Corporation
United States
Co-Author
Kevin McDonough
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
United Conveyor Corporation
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310C
Format: Paper

This session examines the technologies that can be used to comply with the Clean Power Plan.  These technologies have not been deemed by the EPA as the Best Systems for Emission ...read more...

Session Chair
Rajendra Gaikwad, Ph.D.
Vice President, Advanced Fossil/Environmental Technologies
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Robert Tisone
President
Blue Skies Environmental
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
H. Gordon Henley
NCCC Operations and Maintenance Manager
Southern Company Services
United States
Co-Author
Ruth Ann Yongue
Sr. Engineer
National Carbon Capture Center
United States
Speaker
Marc Lemmons
Boiler Specialist
Sargent and Lundy, LLC
United States
Co-Author
Emily Kunkel
Environmental Associate
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Co-Author
Rajendra Gaikwad, Ph.D.
Vice President, Advanced Fossil/Environmental Technologies
Sargent & Lundy
United States
Speaker
Dan Walsh
Program Manager, Generation, Environment and Carbon
NRECA
United States
Co-Author
Dale Bradshaw
CEO/Consultant to NRECA and CEATI
Electrivation LLC
United States
Speaker
Mike McGroddy
Principal
8 Rivers Capital
United States
Co-Author
Brock Forrest
Senior R&D Engineer
8 Rivers Capital LLC
United States
Co-Author
Charles Jones
Director of Engineering
CB&I (Chicago Bridge and Iron)
United States
Co-Author
Jeremy Fetvedt
Chief Engineer
8 Rivers Capital
United States
Co-Author
Rodney Allam
Chief Technologiest
8 Rivers Capital
United States
Co-Author
Scott Martin
8 Rivers
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S310D
Format: Panel

This is a follow-up to the 2015 PowerGen Utility Panel titled “CCR/ELG Regs – Walking the Tightrope – Panel Discussion”.  The panel will provide a forum for Utility/AE firms/Equipment Vendors to provide a discussion of issues and situations encountered with regards to the Coal Combustion Residual ...read more...

Session Chair
Block Andrews
Strategic Environmental Solutions Director
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Session Co-Chair
Mike Holden, P.E., P.M.P.
Project Director
Fluor
United States
Panelist 1
James Peterson, P.E.
President
Frontier Water Systems
United States
Panelist 2
Jared Morrison
Director, Water and Waste Programs
Westar Energy Inc.
United States
Panelist 3
Patricia Scroggin
Process Group Section Manager
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Panelist 4
Jim Palmer, PE
Principal Engineer
Kansas City Power & Light
United States
Panelist 5
Jay Holloway, III
Partner
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310C
Format: Paper

Speakers share new developments and operating experience with NOx reduction in gas turbines and combined cycle plants and in complying with ELG and CCR ...read more...

Session Chair
Mitchell Krasnopoler
Manager, Air Quality
Kiewit Engineering Group Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Stephen Henson
Senior Engineer
Westar Energy
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Bob McGinty
Senior Product Manager, Gas Turbine & Industrial SCR Systems
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Speaker
Kelly Flannery
Chief Thermal Engineer
Vogt Power International
United States
Co-Author+
Akber Pasha
Technical Director
Vogt Power International
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S310D
Format: Paper

Topics covered include the latest emissions control technologies, case studies covering operational and maintenance considerations, future environmental regulations and financial impacts of NOx / SO2 control. ...read more...

Session Chair
Brandon Bell
Senior Project Manager
Valdes Engineering Company
United States
Session Co-Chair
Thomas Reed, PE, PMP
Project Engineering Manager
CB&I
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Christopher Bertole, Ph.D.
Director, Catalyst Development
CORMETECH, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Brian Helner
Business Development Manager
CORMETECH, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Francois Gressier
Engineer II
Engie North America
United States
Co-Author
Neal Coffey
Plant Manager
Ennis Power Co., LLC
United States
Speaker
Michael Klump
Product Manager, Catalyst
MHPSA
United States
Co-Author
Chelsea Lucas
Environmental Systems & Field Support
Southern Company Services
United States
Co-Author
Hiroyuki Yoshimura
Senior Deputy Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd.
Japan
Co-Author
Satoru Shishido
Engineer
Babcock Hitachi
Japan
Co-Author
Takuma Kurai
Engineer
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems America Ltd.
United States