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RCRA Online Number:50410
Title:Technical Resource Document: Extraction and Beneficiation of Ores and Minerals; Volume 2: Gold
Document Date:07/15/1994
Description:This document presents the results of EPA's research into the domestic gold mining industry; briefly characterizes the geology of gold ores and the economics of the industry; reviews gold extraction and beneficiation methods and discusses potential environmental effects of gold mining; describes current regulatory programs implemented by EPA, federal land management agencies, and selected states. Appendices include flow sheets of specific mine operations, National Priority List (NPL) site summaries related to gold extraction and beneficiation, and comments on site visits with EPA responses.
Topics:Bevill Amendment, Mining Waste
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-R-94-013
NTIS Number:PB94-170 305
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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