La Crosse Air Pollution Control RDF Retrofit Project

Hawkins served as lead counsel for La Crosse County, Wisconsin in connection with the negotiation of a long-term contract extension to implement a Clean Air Act retrofit of an existing privately owned refuse-derived fuel project serving the region. The contract addressed complex solid waste commitments and processing and ash disposal responsibilities. 

Client County of La Crosse, Wisconsin
Role Lead Negotiation Counsel
Distinction Major Pollution Control Modifications to Existing Waste-to-Energy Facility
Delivery Method Design-Build-Own-Finance-Operate-Maintain (P3)
Project Size 73,000 TPY
Capital Cost $11 Million
Contract Value $35 Million
Contract Term 20 Year Extension
Contract Counterparties Xcel Energy