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Main Title Treatment of Ferrous Acid Mine Drainage with Activated Carbon.
Author For, Charles T. ; Boye, James F. ;
CORP Author Bituminous Coal Research, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa.
Year Published 1973
Report Number EPA-14010-GYH; 08296,; R2-73-150
Stock Number PB-219 826
Additional Subjects ( Mine waters ; Chemical removal(Water treatment)) ; Activated carbon treatment ; Adsorption ; Demineralizing ; Iron oxides ; Oxidation ; Coal ; Ferrobacillus ; pH ; Flow rate ; Concentration(Composition) ; Temperature ; Aeration ; Cost estimates ; Process variables ; Water pollution ; Mine acid drainage ; Water pollution control
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NTIS  PB-219 826 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 127p
Abstract Laboratory studies were conducted with activated carbon as a catalyst for oxidation of ferrous iron in coal mine water. Batch tests and continuous flow tests were conducted to delineate process variables influencing the catalytic oxidation and to determine the number and types of coal mine water to which this process may be successfully applied. The following variables influence the removal of iron with activated carbon: (1) amount and particle size of the carbon; (b) pH, flow rate, concentration of iron, temperature, and total ionic strength of the water; and (c) aeration rate. Adsorption as well as oxidation are the mechanisms involved in iron removal by this process. An evaluation of this process indicated technical feasibility which would permit acid mine drainage neutralization using an inexpensive reagent, such as limestone. (Author Modified Abstract)
Availability Notes Paper copy available from GPO $2.10 as EP1.23/2:73-150.
NTIS Title Notes Environmental protection technology series.
PUB Date Free Form Jan 73,
Category Codes 13B; 68D
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326561224
Origin NTIS
Type CAT