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RCRA Online Number:50411
Title:Technical Resource Document: Extraction and Beneficiation of Ores and Minerals; Volume 4: Copper
Document Date:08/15/1994
Description:This document presents the results of EPA's research into the domestic copper mining industry; briefly characterizes the geology of copper ores and the economics of the industry; reviews copper extraction and beneficiation methods and discusses potential environmental effects of copper mining; and describes current regulatory programs implemented by EPA, federal land management agencies, and selected states. Appendices include a summary of comments and EPA responses, case studies of published information on copper mine waste management practices, National Priority List (NPL) site summaries related to copper mining, and an acronym list.
Topics:Bevill Amendment, Mining Waste
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EPA Publication Number:530-R-94-031
NTIS Number:PB94-200 979
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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