2 edition of Some chemical characteristics of mine drainage in Illinois found in the catalog.
Some chemical characteristics of mine drainage in Illinois
L. G. Toler
|Statement||by L.G. Toler ; prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.|
|Series||Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 2078.|
|Contributions||United States. Environmental Protection Agency., Geological Survey (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 47 p. :|
|Number of Pages||47|
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Get this from a library. Some chemical characteristics of mine drainage in Illinois. [L G Toler; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. SOME CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MINE DRAINAGE IN ILLINOIS By L.
TOLER ABSTRACT Surface mining for coal in Illinois has affected runoff from the mined areas and altered water quality in the streams. Average annual sulfate loads in streams are 3, tons per square mile of mined land in the Big Muddy and Saline RiverCited by: 5.
The chemical characteristics of acid mine drainage with particular reference to sources, distribution and remediation: The Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa, a.
Mining is a long-established human activity. Abandonedmines, tailings, and mine spoils may have considerable impacton neighboring environments long after the sites are abandoned. Of greatest concern are derelict mines and wastes that generateacidic discharge waters that are enriched with iron and othermetals and metalloids.
The chemistry and Cited by: coal mining and reclamation in the state. With that approval came the task of administrating the program; the first step being the repermitting of every surface and undergr ound coa l mine in Il linois. By February 1,all permanent program performance standards were in place for Illinois coal mines, both surface and Size: KB.
“Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage and Acid Sulphate Soils is more than a textbook. Illustrated with dozens of photographs, charts, tables and maps, the book is a compendium of 36 scientific papers written by various experts that cover these complex topics.”.
Research was conducted to evaluate methods for the biological treatment of acid mine drainage (AMD). Two general approaches were evaluated. The first evaluated treatment of impounded AMD through the addition of a mixed microbial community and carbon sources appropriate for their by: 1.
William Bleam, in Soil and Environmental Chemistry (Second Edition), The Limiting Sodium Adsorption Ratio (LSAR) Sodicity Risk ParameterPredicting the SAR of drainage water SAR dw or soil saturated-extract SAR e is an excellent example of a problem that water chemistry simulation cannot easily solve.
Rhoades et al. () found the silicate mineral weathering in. Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Office of Mines and Minerals.
Division of Land Reclamation. One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL Telephone: () Fax: () APPLICATION FOR RELEASE OF PERFORMANCE BOND (permittee) HEREBY MAKES application forFile Size: KB. Illinois is able to produce a constant supply of coal for industries of this vast area, not only because of the efficiency and enterprise of our mine labor, engineers, and operators in our rich and long established underground mines, but because of the development of strip mining which now accounts for per cent of the total coal production.
An Introduction to Coal Quality. By Stanley P. Schweinfurth. of coal is acid mine drainage, which results when coal beds and surrounding strata containing medium to high amounts of sulfur, in the form of compounds known as sulfides, are The National Coal Resource Assessment Overview.
U S P F]))))). The Dinero mine drainage tunnel is an abandoned, draining mine adit near Leadville, Colorado, that has an adverse effect on downstream water quality and aquatic life. Ina bulkhead was constructed (creating a mine pool and increasing water-table elevations behind the tunnel) to limit drainage from the tunnel and improve downstream water.
Because subsurface drainage is used primarily to lower the water table or remove excess water that is percolating through the soil over a general area, the drains are placed in a pattern determined by the characteristics of the the soil is homogeneous, the water table is lowered at about the same rate on both sides of each drain.
No chemical treatment for mine drainage or settling ponds was used at this mine during the course of the study. Water-quality more» data for parameters included in the federal regulations generally indicated a sharp contrast between water in the mined area and water in the coal-cleaning-plant area.
The Coal Mines in Illinois Viewer illustrates a general depiction of underground mining in the state and will help determine the proximity of coal mines and underground industrial mines to your home or business.
Please follow the instructions below for using the viewer and linking to additional map products that contain more information. B 71 Use of Illinois Coal for Production of Metallurgical Coke. B 72 Briquetting Illinois Coals Without Binder. B 84 Petrographic and Coking Characteristics of Coal - Laboratory Study of Illinois Coal Seam Nos.
5 and 6. p., 9pls. Circulars. C Some Observations on the Blending of Coals for Metallurgical Coke. USGS Winchester 15’ quadrangle map indicates a mine just to the north of the proposed project area on the east side of the unnamed stream (Figure 7).
The USGS Alsey ’ quadrangle map shows two small ponds in this location that may reflect a modification of the drainage pattern as a result of mining activities (Figure 1).
Lewis, L.L.,"Addressing acid mine drainage from complex conditions at the Tab Simco mine (Jackson County, Illinois)," In: Proc. of the 30 th. Coal has been mined in 73 counties of Illinois.
More than 4, coal mines have operated since commercial mining began in Illinois about ; fewer than 50 are currently first recorded discovery of coal in North America was in Illinois by Marquette and Joliet.
pH is a measure of how acidic/basic water is. The range goes from 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral. pHs of less than 7 indicate acidity, whereas a pH of greater than 7 indicates a base.
pH is really a measure of the relative amount of free hydrogen and hydroxyl ions in the water. ILLINOIS STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY William Shilts, Chief Natural Resources Building Mine Characteristics GEOTECHNICAL MONITORING PROGRAM Introduction Instrument layout, mine operations the mine.
In Illinois, Cartwright and Hunt () observed localized, open, vertical joints due to File Size: 3MB.Hillsboro Energy, LLC. Deer Run Mine, Refuse Disposal Area No. 2 New Permit Permit Number IL ILLINOIS EPA PERMIT DECISION On February 3,the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency approved a new NPDES permit for Hillsboro Energy, LLC.
PRE-HEARING PUBLIC OUTREACHFile Size: 1MB.The U.S. coal industry serves a vital role in the nation’s economy by producing fuel for more than half of its electricity.
Despite the industry’s importance, industry financial data for —the strongest year for the coal industry in recent years—shows that it is a relatively small industry with revenues totaling $20 billion to $25 billion and net income between $1 billion and $2.