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Environmental assessment of coal cleaning processes

Environmental assessment of coal cleaning processes

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Research Triangle Park, NC, Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal -- Desulphurization -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Coal washing -- Environmental aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.W. Lemmon ... [et al.]
    ContributionsLemmon, Alexis W., Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17655322M

    Clean Utilization of Coal Coal Structure and Reactivity, Cleaning and Environmental Aspects assessment of environmental damage by fossil fuels. Part 3 Pre-usage cleaning operations and processes: present practice in physical coal cleaning operations; chemical processes for demineralization and desulferization of fuels; biodesulferization of. Assessing the environmental impacts of coal mining using analytical hierarchy process: A case study of Jharia coal-field, India. VARINDER SAINI1, R P GUPTA1, M K ARORA2. 1Department of Earth Sciences, 2Department of Civil Engineering (Presently: Director, PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, INDIA)File Size: KB.

    Coal. Coal is a promising fuel for the future. Even though it's a nonrenewable fossil fuel that takes millions of years to form, coal is still thought to be abundant. Coal cleaning is a process by which impurities such as sulfur, ash, and rock are removed from coal to upgrade its value. Coal cleaning processes are categorized as either physical cleaning or chemical cleaning. Physical coal cleaning processes, the mechanical separation of coal from its.

    Coal cleaning by washing and beneficiation removes this associated material, prepares the coal to customer specifications and is an important step in reducing emissions from coal use. While coal preparation is standard practice in many countries, greater uptake in developing countries is needed as a low-cost way to improve the environmental. Although the processing of coal is an ancient problem and has been practiced for centuries, the constraints posed on today's coal conversion processes are unprecedented, and utmost innovations are required for finding the solution to the a strong demand for an affordable energy supply which is compoundCited by:


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