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Main Title Environmental impacts of mining : monitoring, restoration, and control /
Author Sengupta, M.,
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 27172851
ISBN 0873714415; 9780873714419
Subjects Mineral industries--Environmental aspects ; Bergbau ; Umweltschutz ; Mineracao e meio ambiente
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  TD195.M5S46 1993 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 11/26/1993
ERAM  TD195.M5S46 1993 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/20/1993
ESAM  TD195.M5S46 1993 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/10/2001
Collation 494 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Mining and the Environment. Uniqueness of Mining. Environmental Effects of Surface Mining. Water Pollution. Land Use. Subsidence of Mined Land. Environmental Audits -- Ch. 2. Surface Coal Mining with Reclamation. Dragline Operation. Dragline Stripping Procedures. Terrace Mining. Tandem Machine Systems. Multiple Seam Systems. Horseshoe Mining Sequence. Steep Slope Mining -- Ch. 3. Reclamation and Revegetation of Mined Land. Reclamation of Surface Mined Land in Australia. Revegetation of a Surface Mined Land in Montana. Factors Affecting Natural Revegetation of Coal Mine Spoil Banks in Ohio. Vegetation Development on Old and Abandoned Lead and Zinc Mine. Revegetation at the Usibelli Coal Mine, Alaska -- Ch. 4. The Acid Mine Drainage Problem from Coal Mines. Chemistry of Formation. Conventional Neutralization Process Using Lime. Chemical Treatment. Iron Oxidation. Sludge Dewatering and Disposal. Reverse Osmosis. Ion Exchange. Bactericides in AMD Control. Determination of Acid-Generating Potential -- Ch. 5. Acid Rock Drainage and Metal Migration. The Acid-Generation Process. Sulfide Minerals. Chemical and Biological Reactions Related to Acid Generation. Control of Acid Generation. Conditioning of Tailings/Waste Rock. Waste Segregation and Blending. Bactericides. Base Additives. Covers and Seals to Control Acid Generation. Subaqueous Deposition. Monitoring. Impact of an Abandoned Mine on Water Quality. Hydrologic Solution to Acid Mine Drainage. Water Resource Problems in a Lead Belt. Environmental Control Measures after the Closure of a Lead-Zinc Mine in Greenland. Mine Environmental Rehabilitation. Designing Closure of an Open Pit Mine in Canada. Metal Contents and Treatment of Mine Water -- Ch. 6. Hydrologic Impact. Hydrologic Impact of Phosphate Mining. Hydrologic Impact of Phosphate Gypsum Disposal Areas in Central Florida. Hydrologic Effect of Subsurface Coal Mining in the Appalachian Region. Effects of Longwall Mining on Hydrology -- Ch. 7. Erosion and Sediment Control. Preliminary Site Evaluation. Planning. Formulation of an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan. Sedimentation Control in a Surface Coal Mine. Surface Mine Sedimentation Control. Surface Mine Drainage Control -- Ch. 8. Wetlands. Constructed Wetlands. Constructed Wetlands for Mine Drainage Treatment. Substrate. Effects of Cattails (Typha) on Metal Removal. Metal Retention Capacity of Wetlands for Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage. Role of Sphagnum Plants in Iron Uptake. Iron and Manganese Removal in a Typha-Dominated Wetland. The Role of Algae in the Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage. Constructed Wetlands for Acid Drainage Control in the Tennessee Valley. Windsor Coal Company Wetland. The Tracy Wetland. Wetland Treatment in Metal Mining -- Ch. 9. Blasting -- Ch. 10. Mining Subsidence. Subsidence Investigations. Structural Damage. Damage Criteria. Remedial Measures -- Ch. 11. Postmining Land Use. Appalachian Region Case Study. Midwest Case Study -- Ch. 12. Environmental Effects of Gold Heap-Leaching Operations. Hazard Identification. Exposure Assessment. Toxicity Assessment. Risk Characterization.