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Title: Fuel Gas Demonstration Plant Program: Small-Scale Industrial Project. Environmental assessment statement

Abstract

Solid, liquid, and gaseous by-products and wastes are generated during coal storage and processing, gasification, and gas cleanup. Recovery systems have been designed to collect and utilize by-products. Wastes will be placed in storage areas designed to prevent release of the materials to the environment. The coal gasification plant along with the solid waste disposal area will occupy approximately 115 acres. To prevent, to the fullest extent possible, degradation of groundwater and surface water resources, the coal stockpile, landfill, collection pond, settling basin, and drainage ditches will be constructed to prevent the seepage of potential contaminants into groundwater or the drainage of runoff into surface waters. Cooling water is the primary water requirement of the project. None of the water utilized in the gasification plant will be released into the area surface water system, but will be either recycled or directed into the settling basin. The gasification facility has the potential of emitting a broad spectrum of pollutants into the atmosphere. However, effective emission control procedures such as off-gas recycling, hydrogen sulfide removal, particulate removal, and flaring will be applied to minimize the plant's emissions. The necessity of monitoring the more exotic pollutants such as acid gases, trace elements, metalmore » carbonyls, and a multitude of organic compounds, will be determined as the gasification facility becomes more of a reality and the latest literature and research developments can be surveyed to evaluate the emission rates, biological significance, and monitoring techniques for these pollutants.« less

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ecological Consultants, Inc., Fort Collins, CO (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5657966
Report Number(s):
COO-5066-T9
DOE Contract Number:  
ET-78-C-01-2578; EW-78-C-02-5066
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; COAL; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; RADIOACTIVITY; COAL GASIFICATION; DEMONSTRATION PLANTS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; AIR POLLUTION; ASHES; ELEMENTS; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; FLOWSHEETS; GROUND WATER; LEAD ISOTOPES; LOW BTU GAS; MONITORING; RADIUM ISOTOPES; RECYCLING; REGULATIONS; RUNOFF; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; STOCKPILES; STRETFORD PROCESS; THORIUM ISOTOPES; TRACE AMOUNTS; URANIUM ISOTOPES; WASTE WATER; ACTINIDE ISOTOPES; ALKALINE EARTH ISOTOPES; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; DIAGRAMS; ENERGY SOURCES; ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT; FLUIDS; FOSSIL FUELS; FUEL GAS; FUELS; GAS FUELS; GASES; GASIFICATION; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS; ISOTOPES; LIQUID WASTES; MASS TRANSFER; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLLUTION; RESIDUES; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; WASTES; WATER; 010404* - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Gasification; 010900 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Environmental Aspects; 010600 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Properties & Composition

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Not Available. Fuel Gas Demonstration Plant Program: Small-Scale Industrial Project. Environmental assessment statement. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5657966.
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title = {Fuel Gas Demonstration Plant Program: Small-Scale Industrial Project. Environmental assessment statement},
author = {Not Available},
abstractNote = {Solid, liquid, and gaseous by-products and wastes are generated during coal storage and processing, gasification, and gas cleanup. Recovery systems have been designed to collect and utilize by-products. Wastes will be placed in storage areas designed to prevent release of the materials to the environment. The coal gasification plant along with the solid waste disposal area will occupy approximately 115 acres. To prevent, to the fullest extent possible, degradation of groundwater and surface water resources, the coal stockpile, landfill, collection pond, settling basin, and drainage ditches will be constructed to prevent the seepage of potential contaminants into groundwater or the drainage of runoff into surface waters. Cooling water is the primary water requirement of the project. None of the water utilized in the gasification plant will be released into the area surface water system, but will be either recycled or directed into the settling basin. The gasification facility has the potential of emitting a broad spectrum of pollutants into the atmosphere. However, effective emission control procedures such as off-gas recycling, hydrogen sulfide removal, particulate removal, and flaring will be applied to minimize the plant's emissions. The necessity of monitoring the more exotic pollutants such as acid gases, trace elements, metal carbonyls, and a multitude of organic compounds, will be determined as the gasification facility becomes more of a reality and the latest literature and research developments can be surveyed to evaluate the emission rates, biological significance, and monitoring techniques for these pollutants.},
doi = {10.2172/5657966},
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year = {1979},
month = {2}
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