Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining & Utilization

1st Edition

A Complete Revision of Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilization

Editors: M.J. Chadwick N.H. Highton N. Lindman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080314273
eBook ISBN: 9781483286303
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 23rd February 1987
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Description

As coal is considered as a substitute for other fuels, more serious attention is being given to the environmental impacts of the whole coal fuel cycle: mining, transport, storage, combustion and conversion. This volume presents an up-to-date account of these environmental impacts and the recent developments to combat and control them. A feature of the book is the way in which it discusses not only the experience and developments in North America and Western Europe but also presents much information made available for this study on the developments in the socialist countries of Eastern Europe.

Readership

For professionals in coal technology, environmental analysis, energy risk assessment and management and for graduate students in mining engineering, chemical engineering and environmental technology courses.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Abbreviations and acronyms. Units, conversions and equivalents. Elements and chemical compounds. Coal in the international energy scene. Land disturbance and reclamation after mining. Resource demands of coal production. Environmental impacts of coal transportation. Coal combustion. Coal conversion technologies. Application of the exposure commitment model to coal utilization emission problems. The environmental significance of trace elements from coal combustion and conversion processes. The environmental significance of coal-derived carbon compounds. Occupational and environmental health problems from coal utilization and conversion. The effect of coal utilization emissions on natural and man-managed terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. Index.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483286303
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080314273

About the Editor

M.J. Chadwick

N.H. Highton

N. Lindman

Affiliations and Expertise

Beijer Institute Centre for Resource Assessment & Management, University of York, UK & Beijer Institute, Royal Swedish Academy of Science

Reviews

@qu:Few publications manage to assemble comparable data from both the 'free market' and the 'centrally-planned' economies. This book has achieved such a breakthrough, and, in addition, has demonstrated not only that forecasters on both sides of the curtain are equally fallible but that they are prepared mutually to redress the situation. @source:ESRISAT, Volume 15, Number 6, Australian Mineral Foundation @qu:A welcome addition to the growing ranks of the literature on the health and environmental impact of coal use. @source:SPEA Review