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Main Title Copper dump leaching and management practices that minimize the potential for environmental releases final report /
Author Hearn, Robert L. ; Hoye, R.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Hoye, Robert.
CORP Author PEI Associates, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Hazardous Waste Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Hazardous Waste Engineering Laboratory,
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA 600-2-88-005; EPA-68-02-3995; PB88155114
Stock Number PB88-155114
OCLC Number 18172189
Subjects Copper--Environmental aspects ; Environmental impact analysis ; Hazardous waste sites--Leaching
Additional Subjects Disposal ; Copper ; Leaching ; Water pollution ; Design criteria ; Ground water ; pH ; Metals ; Concentration(Composition) ; Solids ; Sites ; Acidity ; Observation wells ; Iron ; Graphs(Charts) ; Maps ; Toxicity ; Mining ; Reprints ; Case studies
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAD  EPA 600-2-88-005 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/27/1996
NTIS  PB88-155114 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 158 p. ; 28 cm.
The report presents a description of the magnitude and distribution of copper dump leaching, the design and operation of leaching facilities, the potential for environmental impact, and management practices that can be used to minimize environmental releases. Ten leaching operations were visited to acquire firsthand knowledge and site-specific information. Seepage from leach dumps and process solution collection systems is the most significant potential mechanism for the release on contaminants. These solutions have low pH and high concentrations of metals and total dissolved solids (TDS). Ground-water impacts have been documented. The application and efficiency of standard waste management practices at dump leach operations are site-specific and are limited by the magnitude of these facilities.
"EPA 600-2-88-005" "EPA Contract No. 68-02-3995." "Work Assignment Nos. 1/025 and 2/047."