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Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in Coal and Coal Combustion Byproducts - Kenneth S. Sajwan

Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in Coal and Coal Combustion Byproducts

By: Kenneth S. Sajwan (Editor), Ashok K. Alva (Editor), Robert F. Keefer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st January 2000
ISBN: 9780306462887
Number Of Pages: 359

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The accumulation of large amounts of ash from fossil fuel combustion for electric power generation is becoming a major environmental concern in the United States. Fur- thermore, stringent environmental requirements mandated by the Environmental Pro- tection Agency including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as well as state and local environmental regulations may result in even more ash production with subsequent contact with the environment. The concentrations of trace elements in coal residues are extremely variable and depend on the composition of the original coal, conditions during combustion, the efficiency of emission control devices, storage and handling of by-products, and climate. The research papers in this book were presented as a part of the Fourth Interna- tional Conferenceon theBiogeochemistryofTrace Elements heldat Clark-KerrCampus, University of California at Berkeley, California during June 1997. The purpose of the conference was to present current knowledge on the sources, pathways, behavior and effects of trace elements in soils, waters, plants and animals. In addition, the book also includes invited research papers from scientists who have done significant research work in the area of coal and coal combustion byproducts. All the research paper presented herein have been subjected to peer review.

Coal Combustion Product (CCP) Production and Use: Survey Resultsp. 1
Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Residue: Potential Applications and Environmental Issuesp. 7
Environmental Aspects of Power Plants Fly Ash Utilization in Deep Coal Mine Workingsp. 29
Coal Ash from Thermal Power Plants in Finland: A Reviewp. 59
Environmental Behavior of Power Plants Fly Ash containing FGD Solids Utilized in Deep Coal Minesp. 77
Trace Elements in Indian Coal and Coal Fly Ashp. 99
Concentrations and Distribution of Major and Selected Trace Elements in Size-Density Fractionated Fly Ashesp. 115
Coal Fly Ash Chemistry and Carbon Dioxide Infusion Process to Enhance Its Utilizationp. 133
Evaluation of Coal Combustion Products as Components in Disturbed Land Reclamation by the Baker Soil Testp. 145
The Revival of a Failed Constructed Wetland Treating a High Fe Load AMDp. 167
Leaching of Metals from Soils Amended with Fly Ash and Organic Byproductsp. 193
Effects of Fly Ash and Sewage Sludge Amendments on Transport of Metals in Different Soilsp. 207
The Use of Cyclonic Ashes of Fluidized Bed Burning of Coal Mine Refuse for Long-Term Immobilization of Metals in Soilsp. 223
Impact of Coal Pile Leachate and Fly Ash on Soil and Groundwaterp. 235
Contaminant Mobility in Soil Columns Amended with Fly Ash and Flue Gas Desulfurization Gypsump. 247
Nickel, Lead, Cadmium, and Chromium Concentrations in Shoots of Maize Grown in Acidic Soil Amended with Coal Combustion Byproductsp. 259
Fly Ash-Borne Arsenic in the Soil-Plant Systemp. 269
Effect of Rock Phosphate on Arsenic Uptake from Fly Ash Treated Mine Soilp. 279
Citrus Tree Growth and Fruit Production Response to Flue-Gas Desulfurization Gypsum Amendment in Sandy Soilsp. 293
A Review of Selenium Uptake, Transformation, and Accumulation by Plants with Particular Reference to Coal Fly Ash Landfillsp. 309
Indexp. 339
About the Editorsp. 357
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ISBN: 9780306462887
ISBN-10: 0306462885
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 359
Published: 31st January 2000
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.88

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