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Revegetating strip-mined land with municipal sewage sludge

William E Sopper

Revegetating strip-mined land with municipal sewage sludge

by William E Sopper

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Pennsylvania,
  • Sewage sludge

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam E. Sopper and Sonja N. Kerr
    ContributionsKerr, Sonja N, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14893168M

    Secondary iron-sulfate minerals as sources of sulfate and acidity. In: Environmental Geochemistry of Sulfide Oxidation, C.N. Alpers and D.W. Blowes (Eds.), Am. Chem. Soc. Series , p. Cravotta, C.A., III, Municipal Sludge Use in Coal Mine Reclamation and Potential Effects on the Formation of Acidic Mine Drainage. 1 The Direct Use of Coal April NTIS order #PB. 2 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C Stock No ii. 3 Foreword Coal production in the United States will more than double by the year , to as much as 2 biliion tons per year. The investments in facilities, manpower, and technologies for the.

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In: W.E. Sopper and S.N. Kerr (ed.) Utilization of Municipal Sewage Effluent and Sludge on Forest and Disturbed Land, pp. – Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, by: A field experiment was established in the spring of on the Ayrshire Surface Mine operated by Amax Coal Company, in southern Indiana, in order to evaluate the following: 1) the suitability of municipal sewage sludge as a spoil amendment for revegetating surface-mined land, 2) the yield and.

Municipal sewage sludge Revegetating strip-mined land with municipal sewage sludge book already been effectively used to help stabilize and revegetate acidic dredge spoils along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal (47).

The opportunity for more use of municipal wastewater and sludge to help stabilize and revegetate sites used for land disposal of dredged material will most likely increase. ‘Revegetating strip-mined land with municipal sewage sludge.’ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, EPA/ Google ScholarCited by: 5.

Waste Management & Research () 1, RECLAMATION OF DEEP MINE REFUSE BANKS WITH MUNICIPAL SEWAGE SLUDGE Eileen M. Seaker* and W. Sopper* (Received 22 AugustRevised 9 November ) Municipal sludge was applied on a deep mine anthracite refuse bank at rates of 80 and dry Mg/ha to facilitate vegetation by: 2.

Utilisation of sewage sludge in the United States for mine land reclamation W. SOPPER School of Forest Resources, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PAUSA. SUMMARY Millions of hectares of marginal and barren land exist throughout the United States as a result of some types of mining by: 6.

Any farmer within a reasonable haul distance (i.e./ miles) who desires to have sludge placed on his land may place a request with the City and if conditions are suitable (i.e., weather, sea- son of the year, site accessibility, etc.) the wastewater treatment plant will make one or.

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PDF | Compost has been suggested as a soil amendment for arid lands at the US Department of Energy's Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State.

The | Find, read and cite all the research. Institutional constraints and public acceptance barriers to utilization of municipal wastewater and sludge for land reclamation and biomass production / (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Program Operations, Municipal Construction Division, []), by Patricia L Deese, Samuel Fogel, J.

Raymond Miyares. Sewage sludge has been shown to improve many physical and chemical properties of mine spoils. Sludge added essential nu­ trients for plant growth, increased the humus content and water holding capacity (EpsteinJoost.

et al. ), improved the pH of spoils (EpsteinMcGuire. et al. ), and generally. Full text of "A selective bibliography of surface coal mining and reclamation literature" See other formats.

During the past 30 years a considerable amount of research has been conducted on the feasibility of using municipal sludge (sewage sludge) to stimulate the revegetation of mine land by improving. (1) The Act and this subchapter provide that no person may engage in exploration for, or mining of minerals on or below the surface of the earth, engage in ore processing, reproce.

Large areas of surface mine spoils and coal wastes have been reclaimed with sewage sludge in Illinois (Peterson et al., ; Pietz et al., ) and Pennsylvania.

Dredge sediment from rivers was used at experimental plots at an abandoned mine site in Illinois in the s and has recently been applied to a mine site in Pennsylvania. ABSTRACT. The topsoil gets seriously damaged during mineral extraction.

The consequences of physical disturbance to the topsoil during stripping, stockpiling and reinstatement resCited by: Municipal managers, departmental and administrative assistants, equipment sales or marketing personnel, and customer service representatives, as well as those on utility municipality boards and those new to the water and wastewater field will find Water & Wastewater Treatment a useful resource.

Hydrologic characteristics of surface-mined land reclaimed by sludge irrigation, Fulton County, Illinois. USGS Publications Warehouse.

Patterson, G.L.; Fuentes, R.F.Reclamation of surface mined lands. SciTech Connect. Not Available. A detailed report has recently been published in which the whole subject of mine reclamation has be.Revegetation of Metalliferous Wastes and Land After Metal Mining M.

S. JO HNSO N, J. A. C OOKE, AN D J. K. W. STEVEN SON 1 Introduction There has been a progressive worldwide increase in metalliferous mining in recent years underpinned by social, economic, and technological demand.1 The ever-increasing need for metals, and the ability of modern mining and processing methods to develop .