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Main Title Handbook of technologies for avoidance and remediation of acid mine drainage /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Skousen, Jeffrey G.
Rose, Arthur W.
Geidel, Gwendelyn.
Foreman, John.
Evans, Robert S.
Hellier, William.
Publisher National Mine Land Reclamation Center, West Virginia University,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 1376515999
Subjects Acid mine drainage ; Hazardous waste site remediation ; Water--Pollution ; Groundwater--Pollution
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TD899.M5H36 1997 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/26/2023
Collation 111 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"November 15, 1997." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
ACID MINE DRAINAGE: Formation -- Forms of sulfur in rocks -- Alkalinity in rocks -- Acid mine drainage -- Discharge limits -- Acidity and alkalinity measurements -- ALKALINE ADDITION AND OVERBURDEN/REFUSE RECLAMATION: Bactericides -- Alkaline addition -- Sewage sludge -- Encapsulation -- Removal of toxic materials (remining and reprocessing) -- Selective handling -- Reclamation (regrading and revegetation) -- Daylighting deep mines -- Synergistic effects -- New techniques -- ENGINEERED STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUES: Water management -- Impervious soil cover or membrane -- Underground mine sealing -- ACTIVE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES: Aeration/oxidation -- Neutralizers -- Flocculants/coagulants -- Reverse osmosis -- Ion exchange resins -- Electrodialysis -- Natural zeolites -- Metals recovery from AMD sludge -- PASSIVE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES: Natural wetlands -- Constructed wetlands -- Anoxic limestone drains (ALD) -- Successive alkalinity producing systems (SAPS) -- Limestone ponds -- Open limestone channels (OLC) -- Bioremediation -- Diversion wells -- Limestone sand treatment.