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Main Title Sewage sludge versus commercial methods for reclaiming strip-mine soils /
Author Abron-Robinson, Lilia A. ; Weinberger, L. W.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Weinberger, Leon W.
CORP Author PEER Consultants, Inc., Rockville, MD.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA/600/2-84/155; EPA-68-03-3018
Stock Number PB85-107779
Subjects Strip mining--United States ; Reclamation of land--United States ; Sewage sludge--United States
Additional Subjects Strip mining ; Land reclamation ; Farm crops ; Soil properties ; Sludge ; Fertilizers ; Calcium oxides ; Sites ; Evaluation ; Cost analysis ; Environmental impacts ; Spoil ; Cost comparison ; Revegetation ; Sewage sludge ; Land application
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB85-107779 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 112 pages ; 28 cm
Abstract Municipal sewage sludge has been reported to be useful in reclaiming strip-mined soils for revegetation and row crop agriculture. Commercial methods using top soil replacement, lime and fertilizer have also been reported to be successful in reclaiming (revegetating) strip-mined soils. This study was carried out to determine: The relative costs of sewage sludge versus commercial methods for reclaiming strip-mined soils; the feasibility of using sewage sludge and commercial methods for reclaiming strip-mined soils; the environmental impact of using municipal sewage sludge and commercial methods for reclaiming strip-mined soils. This study involved an in-depth investigation of the reclamation of strip-mined sites using commercial methods and sewage sludge, including site visits to two (2) strip-mined sites.
Notes "PB85-107779." "September 1984." "EPA-600/2-84-155." Microfiche.
Place Published Cincinnati, OH :
Corporate Au Added Ent Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. ; PEER Consultants.
PUB Date Free Form 1984.
NTIS Prices PC A06/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20011106164236
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 01198nam 2200313Ka 45020