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Author Akcil, A.; Koldas, S.
Title Acid Mine Drainage (AMD): causes, treatment and case studies Type Journal Article
Year 2006 Publication J. Cleaner Prod. Abbreviated Journal
Volume 14 Issue 12-13 Pages 1139-1145
Keywords contamination effluents government industrial pollution industrial waste mining industry research initiatives wastewater treatment acid mine drainage environmental problems mining industry government research initiatives contamination civil engineering mining quarrying activity environmental impact acid generating process acid drainage migration prevention measures effluent treatment chemical treatment biological treatment Manufacturing and Production Entwässern=Gelände Umweltbelastung Bauingenieurwesen Bergbau Sickerwasser Steinbruch Säureproduktion Neutralisation Bergbauindustrie technische Forschung Ingenieurswissenschaft Steinbruchabbau Acid Mine Drainage Mining Environmental Chemical and biological treatment
Abstract This paper describes Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) generation and its associated technical issues. As AMD is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining industry, its causes, prediction and treatment have become the focus of a number of research initiatives commissioned by governments, the mining industry, universities and research establishments, with additional inputs from the general public and environmental groups. In industry, contamination from AMD is associated with construction, civil engineering mining and quarrying activities. Its environmental impact, however, can be minimized at three basic levels: through primary prevention of the acid-generating process; secondary control, which involves deployment of acid drainage migration prevention measures; and tertiary control, or the collection and treatment of effluent.
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Notes Acid Mine Drainage (AMD): causes, treatment and case studies; Science Direct Approved no
Call Number CBU @ c.wolke @ 17462 Serial 36
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