||Report to Congress on special wastes from mineral processing : Summary and findings, methods and analyses, appendices /
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Metallurgical plants--Waste disposal. ;
Mineral industries--Waste disposal. ;
Mineral industries--Environmental aspects--United States. ;
Metallurgical plants--Environmental aspects--United States. ;
Metallurgical plants--United States--Environmental aspects
Mineral industry ;
Waste processing ;
Waste disposal ;
Public health ;
Economic impact ;
National government ;
State government ;
Iron alloys ;
Hydrofluoric acid ;
Cost analysis ;
Waste management ;
Mineral wastes ;
Alternative planning ;
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||644 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
The report addresses the following 8 study factors required by Section 8002(p) of RCRA for the 20 mineral processing wastes: (1) the sources and volumes of such materials generated per year; (2) present disposal and utilization practices; (3) potential danger to human health and the environment from the disposal and reuse of such materials; (4) documented cases in which danger to human health or the environment has been proven; (5) alternatives to current disposal methods; (6) the costs of such alternatives; and (7) the impacts of these alternatives on the use of phosphate rock, uranium ore, and other natural resources; and (8) the current and potential utilization of such materials.
Cover title. "Solid Waste and Emergency Response."--Cover. "EPA/530-SW-90-070C."--Cover. "July 1990"--Cover. Includes bibliographical references (pages B-5-1-B-5-21). Microfiche.