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Main Title Report to Congress on special wastes from mineral processing : Summary and findings, methods and analyses, appendices /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1990
Report Number EPA/530/SW-90/070C
Stock Number PB90-258492
Subjects 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
Additional Subjects Mineral industry ; Waste processing ; Waste disposal ; Management ; Public health ; Hazards ; Economic impact ; National government ; Regulations ; State government ; Iron alloys ; Hydrofluoric acid ; Lead(Metal) ; Magnesium ; Production ; Phosphorus ; Cost analysis ; Risk ; Waste management ; Mineral wastes ; Alternative planning ; Case studies
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NTIS  PB90-258492 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 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.