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Regulation of wastes from the metals mining industry

Lawrence J. MacDonnell

Regulation of wastes from the metals mining industry

the shape of things to come

by Lawrence J. MacDonnell

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Published by Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law in [Boulder] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Metal trade -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLawrence J. MacDonnell.
      SeriesOccasional papers series / Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado School of Law, Occasional papers series (University of Colorado, Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3946.Z9 M33 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p., 6 leaves ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1816408M
      LC Control Number89623067

      1. (1) These regulations may be cited as the Environmental Quality (Scheduled Wastes) Regulations (2) These Regulations come into operation on 15 August Interpretation 2. (1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires – "scheduled wastes" means any waste falling within the categories of waste listed in the First File Size: KB. Heavy Metals In Water: Presence, Removal and Safety. world are due to heavy metal use, for example, Cu, Hg and Pb mining, a waste product of the coconut industry, was.

      The total movement of ore and waste constitutes the mining process. Often more waste than ore is mined during the life of a mine, depending on the nature and location of the ore body. One of the greatest environmental problems caused by the mining and refinement of strategic elements, in this case speaking primarily about rare earth elements, is the problem of waste management. This becomes a problem when mines and refineries that do not adhere to regulations regarding proper waste .

      containing cyanide, wastes from the metal processing industry containing acids or alkaline solutions (mostly cont aining non-ferrous metals and often cyanide or chromate), wastewater from eloxal works and from the waste gas purification of aluminum works. Mining Industry Wastewater Treatment and Metals Recovery As mining sites continue to expand into remote locations, developers are faced with the challenge of minimizing the impact of large runoff streams and metals-laden wastewater on the local environment. To address these challenges, Ecologix provides a complete range of integrated water and wastewater treatment systems and services. .


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Regulation of wastes from the metals mining industry by Lawrence J. MacDonnell Download PDF EPUB FB2

To Congress on mining and milling wastes on Decem and announced its intention to regulate mine wastes as solid wastes rather than hazardous wastes. The general issue of mine waste management has important economic consequences for the mining industry. This paper focuses on the metals mining sector.

By way of background, theCited by: 1. The metals mining industry generates enormous quantities of waste materials. In the past these waste materials were not regulated.

In some instances, inadequate management practices regarding these wastes resulted in significant environmental by: 1. Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Regulation of Wastes from the Metals Mining Industry: The Shape of Things to Come, in GETTING A HANDLE ON HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTROL (Natural Res.

Law Ctr., Univ. of Colo. Sch. of Law ). Reproduced with permission of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the. Crowley County Combined Library. LOGIN. Search for Regulation of wastes from the metals mining industry: the shape of things to come» Regulation of wastes from the metals mining industry: the shape of things to come.

Average Rating. Author. MacDonnell, Lawrence J. Publisher. Increasingly stringent environmental regulations and industry adoption of waste minimization guidelines have thus, stimulated the need for the development of recycling and reuse options for metal related waste.

This book, therefore, gives an overview of the waste generation, recycle and reuse along the mining, beneficiation, extraction, manufacturing and post-consumer value chain. Regulation of Wastes from the Metals Mining Industry: The Shape of Things to Come.

By Lawrence J. MacDonnell. Abstract. 37 pages. Contains 5 pages of endnotes potential total cost for metal mining industry, environmental regulation, Author: Lawrence J.

MacDonnell. Regulation of Wastes from the Metals Mining Industry: The Shape of Things to Come By Lawrence J. MacDonnell and University of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center.

Abstract. Mine wastes and their environmentally acceptable storage constitute the largest waste problem on the planet. Mine wastes have been accumulating for thousands of years, and their rate of production has accelerated in step with increases of the human population to an estimated worldwide production rate of × 10 9 t year − collected and spread in a uniform thickness, the.

Most mining, milling, and smelting solid wastes, like those discussed in this booklet, are “high-volume, low-hazard” materials that have been exempt from regulation under RCRA. Regulation of high-volume, low-hazard mining wastes is now the primary responsibility of the states.

Clean Water Act (CWA). Wastes from mineral excavation both under US Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA, with further amendments) and EU regulations pursuant to Article 1 (a) of Council Directive 75//EEC () on waste and article 1(4) of Directive 91//EEC () on hazardous waste is considered non-hazardous, though many aspects related to its safe disposal and use with respect to the.

Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) and honorary member in several national committees working in the development of the Chilean mining sector. Author of the book “Environmental Issues in the Mining and Metallurgical Industry” in cooperation with Dr.

Sánchez. He. metal and waste generated in processing those metallic ore and the volume of waste generation due to mining activity are given in Table 1. The growth of mineral industry in India has been phenomenal; from just Rs crores value of. The quantity of TRI chemical waste managed by this sector decreased by million pounds (8%) between and During96% of the metal mining sector’s production-related waste was disposed of or otherwise released.

The majority of this waste consisted of metals, which were primarily disposed of to land on site at the mine. Wastes from the extractive industries have therefore to be properly managed in order to ensure in particular the long-term stability of disposal facilities and to prevent or minimise any water and soil pollution arising from acid or alkaline drainage and leaching of heavy metals.

Mining Wastes Overview Sharon F. Diehl and Kathleen S. Smith Billings Symposium / ASMR Annual Meeting Assessing the Toxicity Potential of Mine-Waste Piles Workshop June 1, U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological SurveyFile Size: KB.

Industry Description The Metals & Mining industry is involved in extracting all metals and minerals, producing ores, quarrying stones, smelting and manufacturing metals, refining metals, and providing mining support activities.

It also produces iron ores, rare earth metals, and precious metals and Size: KB. PDF Full Document: Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations [ KB] Regulations are current to and last amended on Previous Versions. Wastes from the mining and milling of uranium and thorium ores can present a detrimental impact to man and his environment if proper waste management practices and controls are not adopted.

This Code of Practice identifies those wastes which present environmental problems and sets out the minimum requirements for their competentFile Size: 2MB. scientific and sustainable mining including beneficiation technologies and focusing on zero waste mining. This is possible only through an investor friendly regulatory regime that provides for security of tenure and encourages investment in exploration and critical infrastructure for development of the mineral and mining Size: 2MB.

The study focusses on six key areas: quantifying mining, smelting and refinery waste, risk assessment, lessons learned and experience gained by the industry, the economics of mine waste management, regulation and policy for base metals mineral waste management, and technology and innovation for solid waste management.

Heavy Metals in Waste C:\temp\IECache\OLK29\Heavy metals in 1 Preface Background The presence of heavy metals in waste as a result of their uses in modern society is matter of ever-growing concern to both politicians, authorities and the public in File Size: KB. Recycling historical metal mining waste-rock piles Old, inactive hardrock mines in the western US are a result of the California gold rush of the mids and the other mining .k and N.J.

Themelis, "Recycling Metals for the Environment", Annual Reviews Energy and Environment, Vol. 23, p, KEY WORDS: scrap metal recycling, metals waste streams, alloy separation, recovery processes, environmental regulation CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 METALS PRODUCTION FROM PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESOURCES 6File Size: KB.