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Assessment of Lead Slag Landfill Site and the Use of a Computational Program for Chemical Species.
Ch 30 Environmental Mgmt for the 1990'S SME PP 217-223 :217-223
The U.S. Bureau of Mines used geochemical modelling computer programs to characterize a site containing lead slag generated by a lead-processing facility. Tests for toxic elements by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extraction procedure showed that all elements except lead were in compliance. Concentrations for lead ranged from 28 to 30 ppm. However, analysis of water samples from monitoring wells resulted in no lead concentrations that exceeded the National Drinking Water Standard. A discussion of a computational program to calculate concentrations of lead species and several other ions is presented.
Ch. 30 Environmental Mgmt. for the 1990'S. SME, PP. 217-223
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