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Pollution prevention in mining and mineral processing. Waste assessments for mines and mills.
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, SP 06-95, 1995 Jan; :1-96
The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 provides few specifics to assist the non-fuel mining and mineral processing industries of the United States in achieving pollution prevention (P2) compliance. The USBM has prepared this publication to help reduce or eliminate environmental pollution and to assure the viability of these segments of the domestic mining industry. The report includes worksheets designed to help operators of mining and milling facilities to establish a P2 program. The report can also be used by citizen and environmental groups, State and local governments, and academia to gain an understanding of P2 as it relates to mining and mineral processing.
Acid-mine-drainage; Beneficiation; Employee-involvement; Environmental-protection; Implementation; Incentives; Mills; Mineral-industry; Mines; Mine-wastes; Mine-waters; Mining-industry; Overburden; Pollution-abatement; Regulations; Residuals; Slags; Tailings; Waste-management; Waste-recycling; Waste-streams; Water-treatment; Pollutants; Pollution; Environmental-contamination
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Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, SP 06-95
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