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Effluent Guidelines

Coal Mining Effluent Guidelines Study - 2008

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  • Coal Mining Detailed Study (PDF)(153 pp, 3 MB, August 2008, 821-R-08-012)
    Review of wastewater discharges from coal mines, including a coal industry profile, mine drainage characteristics, treatment technologies and costs. The report was prepared in consideration of possible revisions to existing Effluent Guidelines regulations at 40 CFR Part 434.
  • Coal Mining Detailed Study - Appendices (PDF)(752 pp, 11 MB, August 2008, 821-R-08-012 (App.))