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Oil Shale Mining Environmental Research Program Overview.
Ogasawara-C; Kuncir-GF; Lewis-DA
NTIS: PB/80-179112 :64 pages
This report describes the direction and progress of the Bureau of Mines oil shale mining environmental research program as of January 31, 1979. The report focuses on the Bureau's role in environmental research supporting oil shale development with respect to the activities of other involved government agencies and private industry. Environmental considerations in oil shale extraction, such as ecological disturbances, health and safety hazards, waste management, and socioeconomic impacts, are discussed along with the type of research known to be planned by organizations to ameliorate these problems.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division