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Main Title Revegetating Strip-Mined Land with Municipal Sewage Sludge.
Author Sopper, William E. ; Kerr, Sonja N. ;
CORP Author Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Resources, Harrisburg.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-S-804511; EPA-600/2-81-182;
Stock Number PB82-102484
Additional Subjects Land reclamation ; Sludge disposal ; Sewage sludge ; Surface mining ; Vegetation ; Strip mining ; Coal ; Land disposal
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB82-102484 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 162p
Abstract Three sites representative of abandoned, barren bituminous and anthracite mines were treated with various types of municipal sludge at high and low application rates and broadcast seeded with a mixture of grasses and legumes. A monitoring system was installed at each demonstration site to determine the effects of the sludge applications on groundwater and soil percolate water chemical and bacteriological quality, chemical properties of the soil, and quality and growth of vegetative cover.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for Research on Land and Water Resources.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Nov 76-Oct 79.
PUB Date Free Form Sep 81
Category Codes 8I; 48A#
NTIS Prices PC A08/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323804585
Origin NTIS
Type CAT