December 2015 TSK News

27 May

The December 7, 2015 Technical Society of Knoxville speaker was Jeff Munsey, a geophysicist with the TVA Dam Safety Engineering Services Group. The title of his presentation was “TVA dams on karstic foundations” (PDH).

Jeffrey W Munsey is a seismologist at the Tennessee Valley Authority. The laege TVA dams on karst formations were well done and the caverns beneath the dams were cleaned out and filled with concrete.

On December 14, 2015 Harvey Abouelata, President of ARiES Energy was speaker. His talk concentrated on solid waste disposal. 220,000 tons of waste go to our landfills each year at a cost of $50 per ton.

By gasifying waste his facility can reduce costs to $30 per ton and sell biochar which has value.

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