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Main Title Concept Evaluation Report. Taconite Tailings Disposal. Reserve Mining Company, Silver Bay, Minnesota.
Author Weston., Roy F. ;
CORP Author Weston (Roy F.), Inc., West Chester, Pa.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Year Published 1971
Stock Number PB-259 510
Additional Subjects Solid waste disposal ; Taconite ; Tailings ; Water pollution control ; Transportation ; Industrial waste processing ; Iron ores ; Sludge disposal ; Sludge dewatering ; Reclamation ; Economic analysis ; Marketing ; Construction materials ; Mining ; Lake Superior ; Lax Lake ; Sanitary landfills ; Embankments ; Reserve Mining Company ; Waste recycling
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-259 510 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 159p
The Office of Water Programs of the Environmental Protection Agency retained ROY F. WESTON to develop conceptual methods for treating and disposing of the taconite wastes and to conduct an independent evaluation of feasible wastewater treatment and disposal alternatives. The sections cover the following: the major issues developed by previous studies of tailings discharges to Lake Superior; technical review of previous proposals for treatment and disposal of taconite tailings; discussion of ROY F. WESTON process investigation and tailings reuse; concept design of various alternatives for tailings processing and disposal; and, the economic and financial impact on Reserve Mining and on the State of Minnesota of implementation of various proposals for taconite tailings disposal.