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Water pollution potential of coal-slurry pipelines

Howard S. Peavy

Water pollution potential of coal-slurry pipelines

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal slurry pipelines -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Water -- Pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward S. Peavy.
    ContributionsIndustrial Environmental Reasearch Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15250380M

    The problems with coal slurry and coal ash are two sides of the same coin. SouthWings works to expose, document, and combat the hazards posed by each. Coal companies say the sludge contains mostly water, rocks and mud. But it also contains carcinogenic chemicals used to process coal and toxic heavy metals that are present in coal, including.   Railroads vs. Coal Slurry Pipelines: Case of Montana in the 70's Posted by Rails West on Tuesday, December 7, PM From reading railroad trade magazines of the mid's, I have learned that there was talk of construction of a coal slurry pipeline from the major coal fields to power plants elsewhere in the country -- like Arkansas. water slurry fuel (CWSF) is considered a feasible alternative to the heavy fuel oil currently used as a boiler fuel. At the core of CWSF technology is the burnr. Private enterprise has invested heavily in burner development with the objective of achieving a design that performs as Cited by: 2.


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Water pollution potential of coal-slurry pipelines by Howard S. Peavy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Water pollution potential of coal-slurry pipelines. [Howard S Peavy; Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)]. The effects of low-quality water should be examined both from a total environmental and engineering viewpoint (44): Coal slurry pipelines can use a variety of waste water.

Sewage water, steam condensate, rain or snow runoff, brines and even ocean water might be used to make up the slurry.

The waterways of Wyoming were named by pessimists. Salt Creek. Powder Creek. There’s water in these. In —not coincidentally after the energy price spike caused by the Arab oil embargo—a group of companies formed Energy Transportation Systems, Inc., to build a pipeline to carry millions of tons of crushed coal each year from Wyoming’s coal-rich Powder River Basin to.

IV Coal Slurry Pipeline and Unit Train Systems 29 generating station’s cooling system to con-dense steam, or it could theoretically be recycled in a return pipeline.

Possible variations on this stage, which are not covered by this assessment, include in-troduction of coal slurry as a feedstock for. COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The environmental impacts of coal transportation include air pollution, water pollution, solid wastes, noise levels, safety and traffic hazards. trends in coal transportation, and the potential environmental impacts from each transportation mode. coal slurry pipelines in. Coal Slurry Pipelining versus Rail Shipment.

10 General Description of the Coal Slurry Pipelining Process. 14 History of Coal Slurry Pipelines. 17 Water Quality Considerations. 19 Phase I Resu.l ts 22 Alkalinity.

23 Aluminum 29 Biochemical Oxygen Demand. 29 Chemi ca 1 Oxygen Demand. 38 Calcium and Total Hardness. 38 Chloride. 41 Nitrate. 44 iCited by: 1. West's coal, an analysis of water use and environmental implications of coal­ slurry pipeline transport is presented.

Simulations of a hypothetical slurry pipeline of mile length trans­ porting million tons per year indicate that pipeline costs and energy requirements are quite sensitive to Cited by: 1.

Slurry pipelines. Coal slurry is a mixture of crushed coal and a liquid such as water or oil. The traditional mixture, first patented in England inconsists of 50 percent coal and 50 percent water by weight. So-called heavy coal slurries or slurry fuels consist of 65 to 75 percent coal, with the remainder being water, methanol, or oil.

Slurry pipelines use a slurry of water and pulverized coal. The ratio of coal to water is about 1 to 1 by weight. Coal log pipelines use coal that has been compressed into logs with a diameter 5 to 10% less than the diameter of the pipeline and a length about twice the diameter of the pipeline.

The San Marco Pipeline Company has proposed a 1,mile 1,km pipeline system to move coal slurry from southeastern Colorado to several electrical generating plants in the Texas Gulf Coast area.

Foreword This assessment analyzes the costs and potential economic, social, and environmental impacts of coal slurry pipelines, and it represents the results of a project undertaken in mid-1 at the re. A coal-water slurry fuel is defined by a number of factors including its viscosity, particle size, rate of sedimentation, ignition temperature (– °C [1,–1, °F]), combustion temperature (–1, °C [1,–2, °F]), ash content and calorific value (– kcal/kg).

When coal-water slurry fuel combusts, over ninety-nine percent of its carbon content is consumed. S Water Pollution Potential Of Coal-slurry Pipelines.

RB Water Pollution Potential of Manufactured Products: Catalog Section I - Summary. RC Water Pollution Potential of Manufactured Products: Catalog Section II - Product Listing. In Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook (Eighth Edition), Early applications.

The drag-reduction effect as applied to solutions was accidentally discovered by B. Toms in the United Kingdom in 1 It had been known for years that concentrated water–coal slurries and wood pulp–water slurries could produce a friction factor lower than that of water alone.

With other studies conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey of water use in the conversion and transportation of the West 's coal, an analysis of water use and environmental implications of coal-slurry pipeline transport is presented.

Simulations of a hypothetical slurry pipeline of mile length transporting million tons per year indicate that pipeline costs and energy requirements are. Slurry pipelines with electrically powered pump stations – km apart are envisaged. There are no emissions to the air and, due to building insulation and remote siting, noise is not a problem.

Water demand is a problem and potential environmental impact as, in the USA, it. The most likely re-use of recovered coal slurry pipeline water in the Barstow area would be as power plant cooling system makeup.

Because the pipeline would largely bypass population centers, the major impact would be upon rural land use, which is primarily grazing land and open by: 1. In coal mining: Slurry pipelines. Coal slurry is a mixture of crushed coal and a liquid such as water or oil. The traditional mixture, first patented in England inconsists of 50 percent coal and 50 percent water by weight.

So-called heavy coal slurries or slurry fuels consist of. @article{osti_, title = {Slurry pipelines}, author = {Wasp, E J}, abstractNote = {Slurry pipelines are now transporting metal ores and coal/water suspensions.

Their greatest potential is for transporting coal from Western states to power stations in other parts of the country. The physics of slurry transport encompases the principles of fluid dynamics and hydrostatics that were studied. Special Report No.

17 December Comparing the Studies of a Coal Slurry Pipeline b by Clara B. Cox* The proposal to build a coal slurry pipeline in Virginia has become a hotly debated topic. In this report, a former Water Center staff member compares what eight. Coal mining. Mining operations can negatively impact water supplies, often with long-lasting effects.

The fundamental issue involves contamination of nearby rivers, lakes, and aquifers by what comes out of a coal mine—usually highly acidic water containing heavy metals like arsenic, copper, and lead.

The process is known as acid mine happens when certain substances (typically. The potential of coal slurry pipelines in the United States creates exciting probabilities for many long-length, large-diameter projects. The anticipated large increase in coal production during the next two decades will come principally from surface mines located in western states with relatively.

A former coal mine, where the coal was extracted, pulverized, and mixed with water to form a slurry, which was then transported through a pipeline for miles to the Mojave Generating Station, a power plant in Laughlin, Nevada.

At the time, the inch diameter pipe was the longest coal-slurry pipeline operating in the U.S. Coal-water slurries containing petrochemicals to solve problems of air pollution by coal thermal power stations and boiler plants: An introductory review.

Dmitrienko MA(1), Strizhak PA(2). Author information: (1)National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomskby: Coal water slurry (CWS) is a novel coal-based fluid fuel, which is comprised of 65%% pulverized coal, 30%% water and 1%-2% additive and physically processed.

It can be easily loaded, stored. Coal Slurry Pipelines, 13 Hous. REv.(). The mile Ohio pipeline, built in in response to high railroad rates, was deacti- The second half of this note will focus on water rights. The coal slurry pipeline is expected to require the transfer of at least billion gallons of water annually from water basins within.

Major findings include: (1) under certain conditions slurry pipelines are the least costly mode for transporting coal; (2) the current regulatory framework does not insure an optimal choice between rail and pipeline from a societal perspective; (3) the introduction of slurry pipelines is not likely to affect materially the rate of coal resource Author: Marvin C.

Ott. This page was last edited on 15 Januaryat Content is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. SourceWatch is a project of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD).

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Aquatic organisms Coal slurry pipelines Effect of water pollution on Energy Transportation Systems, Inc Environmental aspects Fishes United States Wyoming Potential effects of.

REIC used 29 different test methods to evaluate the coal, slurry and water samples provided by the team. Summaries of each of the approved methods used by REIC are set forth in Appendix II-J. Laboratory Visit.

Members of the coal slurry team met with REIC representatives and toured their laboratory in. There are two main application of this technology – conversion of Power Plants (PP) from natural gas to coal and modernisation of coal PP to a fuel type - Coal Water Slurry (CWS).

In the first case the conversion allows significant optimisation of fuel cost ( m3 of natural gas could be substituted with around tons of coal that in. a coal slurry pipeline Some of the past highlights of the Florida Gas Company's operations are noted and its study of the possible construction of a coal slurry pipeline is discussed.

Utility companies in Georgia and Florida joined with Florida Gas in a study of alternate systems. Coal Slurry: an Idea that Came and Went During the coal boom of the s, slurry pipelines were proposed as an alternative to rail transport. Coal would be crushed, then mixed with water to create a slurry and sent via pipeline to.

Abstract. A review is presented on slurry pipeline transportation of minerals and coal. Primary emphasis is put on past commercial applications, technical characteristics of the various pipeline system components, preliminary costing methodologies, and the hydraulic design criteria for both conventional as well as nonconventional : Oner Yucel.

Introduction. West Virginia is the second-biggest coal-producing state in the country (after Montana), with million tons of coal mined in (% of the U.S.

total). West Virginia emplo coal miners inand the coal mining industry as a whole employs ab West Virginians - representing 5% of the state's civilian workforce. By Heather MoyerThis is part 2 (read part 1) on my visit to see mountaintop removal coal mining sites in West Virginia with Coal River Mountain Watch.

Junior Walk and I are standing where a mountain used to be. We're on a pile of rocks surrounded by. ment of coal pipelines will likely lead to the development of pipelines for trans-porting grain and other agricultural products, as well as solid wastes.

Project Fact Sheet The capsule pipeline generally costs less per ton-mile, uses significantly less energy than conventional transportation methods, and poses no environmental threat. For example, the water used to move the coal slurry could be sold if it could be separated at the far end of the pipe.

Another idea would be to use charcoal filters, which Wyoming coal could provide, for desalinization plants the west coast is considering building to.

use of land to construct pads for wells, pipelines, and storage tanks b. pollution of surface and groundwater c.

sludge or coal slurry a. the book's potential energy decreases and it's. POTENTIAL " At present, there are more than 20 processing plants, producing coal water slurry with the total production capacity of more than 4 million tons in China; there are more than 5, oil burning boilers, available to be converted to CWS fuel, with the annual oil burning amount of over 39 million tons and the demand of coal waterFile Size: 1MB.The combustion of petroleum products contribute to numerous environmental impacts including air pollution, water pollution from petroleum and petroleum additives, and global warming.Coal slurry pipelines, which carry ground-up coal mixed with water, have been the focus of considerable attention since the mids because advocates claim they can carry coal more cheaply than.