Acid-Mine-Drainage Problems: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

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Report from the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the anthracite region of Pennsylvania and the efforts to prevent coal-mine drainage into nearby streams. According to the introduction, "The purpose of this report is not to develop a practicable or feasible method or process of treating acid mine water but rather to present available factual and deduced data that may be useful in showing pH range over which the treatment is to take place and the sludge products most likely to be handled" (p. 2).

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iv, 72 p. : ill.

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Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Felegy, E. W.; Kennedy, D. O. & Miller, P. S. 1951.

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Report from the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the anthracite region of Pennsylvania and the efforts to prevent coal-mine drainage into nearby streams. According to the introduction, "The purpose of this report is not to develop a practicable or feasible method or process of treating acid mine water but rather to present available factual and deduced data that may be useful in showing pH range over which the treatment is to take place and the sludge products most likely to be handled" (p. 2).

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iv, 72 p. : ill.

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Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Felegy, E. W.; Kennedy, D. O. & Miller, P. S. Acid-Mine-Drainage Problems: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, report, 1951; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12667/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.