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RECORD NUMBER: 44 OF 3601
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Acid Mine Drainage: Innovative Treatment Technologies.|
|Author||Costello, C. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.|
|Additional Subjects||Acid mine drainage ; Technology innovation ; Metals ; Abandoned sites ; Coal ; Water treatment ; Environmental effects ; Remedial action ; Surveys ; United States ; Treatment technologies|
Currently there is no comprehensive survey about the types of remediation technologies being used to treat abandoned mines. The purpose of this paper is to provide information about this topic with a particular focus on hard rock mining sites. Hard rock mines can be loosely defined as non-coal, metal mines, in the United States these mines are located in the Mid-West and Western states. This paper provides an overview of treatment technologies being used to remedy environmental problems at abandoned mine sites, with a focus on innovative treatment techniques.