acid mine drainage


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acid mine drainage

[′as·əd ′mīn ‚drā·nij]
(mining engineering)
Drainage from bituminous coal mines containing a large concentration of acidic sulfates, especially ferrous sulfate.
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I would compare treatment systems for acid mine drainage and report on their effectiveness.
AMD refers to acid mine drainage; AP and NP mean acid potential and neutralization potential, respectively; NAPP represents AP/NP; APR refers to NP/AP.
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Besides being applied to help vegetation grow quicker, the ash contains 38 per cent carbon--known as biochar--and its high pH level will neutralize acidic soil and acid mine drainage from tailing ponds.
"We now have perpetual pollution, including acid mine drainage, into tributaries of Davis Creek.
Interactions between dolomite and acid mine drainage in the Witwaterand-Result of field and laboratory studies and implications for natural attenuation in the west rand goldfield.
The primary cause of environmental damage from abandoned hardrock mine sites is acid mine drainage, which carries dissolved heavy metals and arsenic into surface water, soil and groundwater.
Besides, acid mine drainage in appropriate physical conditions like temperature and turbidity of water play significant role in limiting the growth of living things (Kumar and Kakrani, 2000).
Chemical characterization of organic electron donors for sulfate reduction for potential use in acid mine drainage treatment.
Gomez explains a method for reducing the sulfates and removing metal from acid mine drainage wastewater with sand as a carrier material.
Acid mine drainage has the potential to have extended downstream effects on aquatic systems.
Forest Service, which must deal with acid mine drainage in nearby Anthony Wayne National Forest.