Montgomery County Resource Recovery Project

Hawkins represented Montgomery County, Maryland as special contract counsel in the development and implementation of the County’s 2,000 TPD waste-to-energy plant. Our services included procurement, drafting and negotiation of the design-build-finance-operate-maintain contract for the waste-to-energy facility, and contract negotiations with the governmental agency that provided financing for the project and the railroad company hauling ash to the ash disposal site.
Client Montgomery County, Maryland
Role Special Counsel
Distinction One of the Largest Waste-to-Energy Projects in the United States
Delivery Method Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain (P3)
Project Size 2,000 TPD
Capital Cost $360 Million
Contract Value $1.1 Billion
Contract Term 20 Years
Contract Counterparties Covanta
Awards US EPA Clean Air Technology Award and Three Time SWANA Gold Integrated Solid Waste Management System Excellence Award