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Richard Goodwin, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

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Richard Goodwin, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE


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Richard W. Goodwin, PhD, PE is an Environmental Consulting Engineer. Dr. Goodwin has more than 25 years of experience in the waste treatment, disposal, by-product utilization, conducting studies on conceptual engineering and system performance and operations, ash management, securing regulatory acceptance for construction and demolition recycling and disposal projects, investigating viability of Landfill Gas Energy Extraction from abandoned landfills, evaluation of landfill operations, and testimony for hazardous emissions for proposed landfills. He specializes in wastewater reuse.Expert on FGD BY-PRODUCT GYPSUM & FGD, SCR, ESP, CO2 capture technology pollution control coal-fired power plants. Dr. Goodwin has completed a conceptual study for Office of Secretary of Defense for Hazardous Waste Management in Iraq. He is working with electric utilities on permitting of new coal-fired power plants implementing Clean Coal Technology (consulted to USDOE in this area). Dr. Goodwin also consults to investment community including investment bankers, private equity and venture capital firms. Dr. Goodwin has recently been appointed Task Force Chairman Energy Conservation [Palm Beach County FL]. His current work includes anaerobic digestion and energy recovery of biomass; conversion coal-fired plants to bio-mass and Waste-to-Energy Resource Recovery facilities. Consulted to Electric Utilities regarding retrofit and beneficial use of coal ash as consequence of recent regulatory mandates. Contributor to American Coal Association and Electric Utility Solid Waste Advisory Group regarding EPA’s proposed regulation of Coal Combustion Products. Coal-fired power plant conversion to Natural Gas. Shale Gas Investigations e.g. hydraulic fracturing; Energy Economics {Investment and Private Equity Firms]. Participating with USEPA's Scientific Advisory Board [SAB] on Hydraulic Fracturing Effects on Water Quality (cost effective recycling of production frac water)