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Internet Location:http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/nonhaz/industrial/special/mining/techdocs/leadzinc.pdf
RCRA Online Number:50409
Title:Technical Resource Document: Extraction and Beneficiation of Ores and Minerals; Volume 1: Lead - Zinc
Document Date:06/15/1994
Description:This document presents the results of EPA's research into the domestic lead-zinc mining industry; briefly characterizes the geology of lead-zinc ores and the economics of the industry; reviews lead-zinc extraction and beneficiation methods and discusses potential environmental effects of lead-zinc mining; describes current regulatory programs implemented by EPA, federal land management agencies, and selected states. Appendices include specific flotation activities employed for polymetallic ores and associated process flow sheets, National Priority List (NPL) site summaries related to lead and zinc extraction and beneficiation, and a summary of comments on the report with EPA responses.
Topics:Bevill Amendment, Mining Waste
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-R-94-011
NTIS Number:PB94-170 248
GPO Number:
Non-Regulatory Guidance:No

 

 
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