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Title: Plant response to FBC waste-coal slurry solid mixtures. [Quarterly] technical report, September 1--November 30, 1993

Abstract

The goal of this project is to test the feasibility of stabilizing coal slurry solids (CSS) wastes by directly seeding plants into the waste. This is not done conventionally because the waste can generate toxic amounts of sulfuric acid. Our approach is to neutralize the potential acidity by mixing fluidized bed combustion (FBC) waste into the slurry. If successful, this approach would both help dispose of FBC wastes while providing a more economical slurry stabilization technique. The project involves growing forage plants in CSS-FBC mixtures in the greenhouse. This is the first quarter of the project. We have designed the experiment, secured greenhouse space, purchased the seeds, collected and dried the FBC and CSS samples. The samples represent a typical range of properties. We retrieved two FBC and two CSS samples. One CSS sample appears to have a higher pyrite content than the other.

Authors:
;  [1]; ; ;  [2]
  1. Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL (United States)
  2. Illinois State Geological Survey, Urbana, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10134562
Report Number(s):
DOE/PC/92521-T107
ON: DE94008401; BR: AV0100000/AV0102000
DOE Contract Number:  
FC22-92PC92521
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: [1994]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL PREPARATION PLANTS; MINERAL WASTES; MIXING; GROUND DISPOSAL; REVEGETATION; FLUIDIZED-BED COMBUSTORS; ASHES; PROGRESS REPORT; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; PLANNING; 010800; WASTE MANAGEMENT

Citation Formats

Darmody, R.G., Dunker, R.E., Dreher, G.B., Roy, W.R., and Steel, J.D. Plant response to FBC waste-coal slurry solid mixtures. [Quarterly] technical report, September 1--November 30, 1993. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10134562.
Darmody, R.G., Dunker, R.E., Dreher, G.B., Roy, W.R., & Steel, J.D. Plant response to FBC waste-coal slurry solid mixtures. [Quarterly] technical report, September 1--November 30, 1993. United States. doi:10.2172/10134562.
Darmody, R.G., Dunker, R.E., Dreher, G.B., Roy, W.R., and Steel, J.D. Tue . "Plant response to FBC waste-coal slurry solid mixtures. [Quarterly] technical report, September 1--November 30, 1993". United States. doi:10.2172/10134562. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10134562.
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title = {Plant response to FBC waste-coal slurry solid mixtures. [Quarterly] technical report, September 1--November 30, 1993},
author = {Darmody, R.G. and Dunker, R.E. and Dreher, G.B. and Roy, W.R. and Steel, J.D.},
abstractNote = {The goal of this project is to test the feasibility of stabilizing coal slurry solids (CSS) wastes by directly seeding plants into the waste. This is not done conventionally because the waste can generate toxic amounts of sulfuric acid. Our approach is to neutralize the potential acidity by mixing fluidized bed combustion (FBC) waste into the slurry. If successful, this approach would both help dispose of FBC wastes while providing a more economical slurry stabilization technique. The project involves growing forage plants in CSS-FBC mixtures in the greenhouse. This is the first quarter of the project. We have designed the experiment, secured greenhouse space, purchased the seeds, collected and dried the FBC and CSS samples. The samples represent a typical range of properties. We retrieved two FBC and two CSS samples. One CSS sample appears to have a higher pyrite content than the other.},
doi = {10.2172/10134562},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
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