||Report to Congress on special wastes from mineral processing : summary and findings.
||United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
||Environmental Protection Agency, Solid Waste and Emergency Response,
Mineral industries--Waste disposal ;
Mineral industries--By-products ;
Waste disposal--United States
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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||1 v. (various pagings) : maps, ill., ; 28 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.
"July 1990." "PB90-258492." "Reproduced by U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service."