Publications

Free Publications

Risk Evaluation of Fly Ash-based Controlled Low Strength Material

ACAA-commissioned risk evaluation finds coal fly ash based flowable fill safe in common applications.

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION WITH CCPS

This eight-page brochure provides the results of the American Coal Ash Association’s 2015 CCP Production and Use Survey, along with historical data, photos and descriptions of different ash types, and examples of beneficial uses.

BENEFICIAL USE OF COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: AN AMERICAN RECYCLING SUCCESS STORY

This full color, 12 page pamphlet, covers a range of topical summaries emphasizing the beneficial use of coal combustion products (CCPs) in building design applications. Specifically covered subjects are CCP material descriptions, U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Certification program, production and use statistics, actual CCP building use case studies, the applicability of CCPs to building design and application products, the use of CCPs and their influence on sustainability and a list of other CCP references.

ACAA Educational Foundation, November, 2015.

The Economic Impacts of Prohibiting Coal Fly Ash Use in Transportation Infrastructure Construction

American Road & Transportation Builders Association
September 2011

A Comprehensive Survey of Coal Ash Law and Commercialization: Its Environmental Risks, Disposal Regulation, and Beneficial Use Markets

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
January 2020

Fact Sheets

COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: SAFE AND VALUABLE RESOURCES

A one page ACAA fact sheet emphasizing the significant environmental and social benefits would be lost and volumes of material being disposed of would increase substantially if they were classified as hazardous. (Fact Sheet 1)

COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: NOT A HAZARDOUS WASTE

A two page ACAA fact sheet emphasizing the decades of government and univerity studies that have determined CCPs as non-hazardous. (Fact Sheet 2)

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION WITH CCPS

A two page ACAA fact sheet discussing Federal government support for CCPs as a way to reduce the impact of industrial practices on the environment. (Fact Sheet 3)

COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: CREATING ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY

A one page ACAA fact sheet addressing both the use of CCPs by U.S. construction managers and the leadership role being taken by the Federal government regarding recycling and supporting sustainable construction practices. (Fact Sheet 4)

COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: RECOMMENDATIONS TO INCREASE UTILIZATION

A two page ACAA fact sheet listing ACAA’s recommendations to the US EPA on how best to increase the benefical use of coal combustion products. (Fact Sheet 5)

COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS: BENEFICIAL USE-SIMPLY RECYCLING BY ANOTHER NAME

A two page ACAA fact sheet addressing the similarities of day-to-day recycling and the beneficial use of coal combustion byproducts. Provided is a chart giving energy savings and life cycle impacts of one ton of fly ash used in concrete. (Fact Sheet 6)

PCA SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING FACT SHEET: POWER PLANT BYPRODUCTS

Power Plant Byproducts is a 4 page illustrated color fact sheet generated by the Portland Cement Association in 2005. It discusses the use of CCPs in the production of cement. Also, maps are provided noting the location of portland cement plants using the various forms of CCPs, including FGD materials.

FLY ASH: ITS ORIGIN, APPLICATIONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

A glossy two-sided single sheet fact sheet issued by the Association of Canadian Industries Recycling Coal Ash (CIRCA). As its title says, this fact sheet covers fly ash use, applications, and reuse and recycling.

THE BENEFITS OF USING FLY ASH IN CONCRETE

A one page CIRCA fact sheet, covers the immediate and long term advantages of using fly ash in concrete.

COAL ASH FACT SHEET

A two sided single sheet fact sheet issued jointly by the ACAA and the American Coal Council. It describes the basics of fly ash, what it is, how it is used, how it works, environmental comments, etc.

WE-ENERGIES CCP FACT SHEET

Technical Reports

COAL ASH MATERIAL SAFETY, JUNE 2012

COAL ASH MATERIAL SAFETY SUPPLEMENT, JUNE 2012

COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS UTILIZATION HANDBOOK

This handbook provides practical, technical and regulatory compliance information to the users of We Energies’ coal combustion products. It can be used as a ready reference tool for engineers, architects, construction managers and contractors in using We Energies coal combustion products (CCPs) in various construction applications. It also offers a general understanding of the generation, properties, construction applications and performance of CCPs as well as sample specifications that can be used as references in developing project specifications that use CCPs.

KEY FINDINGS 2015 COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS UTILIZATION

ARTBA FINAL HISTORICAL REPORT

ARTBA FINAL FORECAST REPORT