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Coal mine spoil and refuse Mine reclamation with powerplant fly ash.
Adams-LM; Capp-JP; Gillmore-DW
Proceedings of the 3rd Mine Waste Utilization Symposium, March 14-16, 1972, Chicago Illinois. 1972 Mar; :106-111
The field treatments of surface-mine spoil in a long-range combination field and greenhouse study are emphasized. Benefits of reclaiming both surface-mine spoil and coal mine refuse include partial neutralization of acid spoil and refuse materials; increase in moisture-holding capacity and pore space of moisture-holding materials; yields of forage that compared favorably with yields from undisturbed pastures and fields; and use of large amounts of fly ash. Information tabulated includes composition of sly ash used, chemical analysis of surface-mine spoil at treated sites, and costs of reclamation.
Mining-industry; Waste-treatment; Fly-ash; Environmental-pollution; Coal-mining
OP; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Proceedings of the 3rd Mine Waste Utilization Symposium, March 14-16, 1972, Chicago Illinois
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