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Main Title Analysis of priority pollutants at a primary aluminum production facility /
Author Rawlings, G. D.
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Author Title of a Work
Hoogheem, T. J.
CORP Author Monsanto Research Corp., Dayton, OH.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/2-79-087; MRC-DA-861; EPA-68-03-2550
Stock Number PB297491 ; 22161
OCLC Number 05199053
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Aluminum industry and trade--Waste disposal. ; Water--Pollution--Measurement.
Additional Subjects Water pollution control ; Air pollution control equipment ; Aluminum industry ; Coagulation ; Clarification ; Lagoons(Ponds) ; Settling ; Organic compounds ; Sources ; Process charting ; Performance evaluation ; Sampling ; Water analysis ; Industrial waste treatment ; Scrubbing
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Collation vii, 38 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Abstract This project investigated the source of priority pollutants, assessment of the wastewater treatment plant, and priority pollutant removal efficiency for a single Soderberg-type primary aluminum plant. Forty-eight hour composite samples were collected from the following streams: (1) plant intake water; (2) wastewater from the primary air pollution control system (gas stream cooling water and wet EPS's); (3) secondary air pollution control system (room ventilation wet scrubber liquor); (4) paste plant briquette cooling water; and (5) final effluent after the wastewater treatment plant. Wastewater from the primary air pollution control system entered a conventional chemical coagulation (using slacked lime)-clarification plant. Clarified water from the clarifier was combined with the other three wastewater streams and flowed into a settling lagoon with a 20-hr hydraulic retention time. Clarified lagoon water was finally discharged to the river. The principal source of organic compounds in the wastewater was from the primary and secondary air pollution control systems and results from the volatilization of petroleum coke and pitch in the Soderberg anode. Wastewater treatment plant removal efficiencies of greater than 85% were achieved for the majority of the organic priority pollutant species detected.
Notes Contract no. 68-03-2550. Apr. 1979. Includes bibliographical references.
Place Published Cincinnati, Ohio Springfield, Va.
Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web.
Corporate Au Added Ent Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio); Monsanto Research Corporation.
Corp Au Ser Add Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-79-087.
PUB Date Free Form 1979
Series Title Untraced Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-79-087
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20160419143250
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23/2:600/2-79-087
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01962cam 2200433Ii 45020