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Main Title Characterization of PM 10 and TSP air quality around western surface coal mines /
CORP Author PEDCo-Environmental, Inc., Kansas City, MO. ;TRC Environmental Consultants, Englewood, CO.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher Air Management Technology Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-450/4-83-004; EPA-68-02-3512
Stock Number PB84-103316
OCLC Number 10479609
Subjects Strip mining--Dust control--West (US) ; Air quality--West (US)--Mathematical models ; Air quality--Mathematical models ; Strip mining--Dust control ; United States, West ; Strip mining--West (US)--Dust control
Additional Subjects Particles ; Coal mining ; Surface mining ; Sampling ; Concentration(Composition) ; Regulations ; Comparison ; Sites ; Forecasting ; Standards ; Air quality ; Total suspended particulates ; Air pollution sampling ; High volume samplers ; Prevention of significant deterioration regulations ; National ambient air quality standards
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 450-4-83-004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/26/2014
EKBD  EPA-450/4-83-004 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/27/2001
ERAD  EPA 450/4-83-004 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 02/04/2013
ESAD  EPA 450-4-83-004 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB84-103316 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xi, 158 p. : forms, ill., maps ; 28 cm.
This document is directed to those managers and technical staff of coal industry and air pollution regulatory agencies needing information on the general impact of surface mines on ambient particulate matter concentrations. The document addresses both PM(10), which is a measure of particles generally smaller than 10 micrometers by a sampler with a 50% efficiency at 10 micrometers, and Total Suspended Particulate (TSP), as measured by a high volume sampler. Estimates of PM(10) and TSP concentrations are developed from actual measurements, from previous dispersion modeling and from modeling three scenarios representing a range of mine sizes and configurations. The results are compared to the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) regulations and the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Both maximum controls and typical controls are considered, and distances from mine boundaries where PSD and/or NAAQS are exceeded are discussed.
Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche. "August 1982." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA-450/4-83-004"--Cover. "Work assignment no. 35, PN 3525-35."