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Composition of ground water associated with coal in Illinois and Indiana
Harold J. Gluskoter
The chemical composition of ground water associated with coal was analyzed from samples of uncontaminated water taken at underground coal mines in Illinois and Indiana. Total dissolved mineral content and chloride concentration increased with depth. All ground water samples had neutral or slightly alkaline pHs.
|Other titles||Economic geology (0361-0128), Mine drainage bibliography, 1910-1976.|
|Statement||Harold J. Gluskoter|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 614-620 :|
|Number of Pages||620|
Illinois State Geological Survey Open File Series − 1, Sheet 1 of 2 Map Summary of Illinois Minerals Availability of the Springfield Coal for Mining in Illinois Colin G. Treworgy, Christopher P. Korose, Cheri A. Chenoweth, and Daniel L. North Illinois State Geological Survey Open File Series − 1, Sheet 2 of 2. Ground water was monitored from October to April and surface water was monitored from October to September in the square-mile basin of Plum Creek Tributary in Randolph County, Illinois, to determine effects of surface mining for coal. During the study period, the basin was being surfaced mined. The mine pit advanced about feet into the basin every month, reducing.
Across the sites, 14 different coal ash contaminants are in the groundwater. Coal ash cleanup is an important challenge because drinking contaminated groundwater can have serious health effects. Illinois total daily groundwater withdrawals were million gallons as of a statistic from the United States Geological : Meredith Katz. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.
2. Methods. The coal seams in several coal mines in southwestern Indiana were described megascopically, and bench samples from freshly exposed coal were collected for moisture, sulfur, ash, heating value, and trace element analysis following ASTM procedures ().For all samples, in addition to the raw coal, float fractions at g/cm 3 were obtained and by: Of US power plants that monitor groundwater, report unsafe levels of at least one pollutant derived from coal ash. Almost every coal-fired power plant in the US is contaminating groundwater with unsafe levels of toxic pollution, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the consequences of coal ash waste disposal.
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Composition of ground water associated with coal in Illinois and Indiana Harold J. Gluskoter. Harold J. GluskoterCited by: 4. Carbon dioxide and methane sorption in high volatile bituminous coals from Indiana, USA; Coal Combustion Byproducts Atlas of anthropogenic particles; Petrographic characterization of fly ash; Chemical properties and petrographic composition of coal and fly ash; Coal Ash; Other Publications Coals and the Steel Industry; Underground coal gasification.
Coal and Water Resources for Coal Conversion in Illinois William H. Smith and John B. Stall ABSTRACT Illinois has enormous reserves of coal and water. Nearly billion tons of coal have been mapped in the two thickest and most extensive seams in. The preglacial Rock River Valley as a source of ground water for Rockford: L.
Workman: Out of print: Circular C Output from new Illinois fields and probable trend: Alfred H. Bell: Out of print: K pdf: C The goal of the Illinois Basin Coal Assessment Project is to provide an overview of the geologic setting, distribution, resources, and quality of Pennsylv anian coal in the Illinois Basin.
This assessment is part of the U.S. Geological Surv ey's National Coal Resource Assessment Program (NCRA), which includes,File Size: 2MB.
Argonne, Illinois, USA An inherent problem in the disposal of solid waste on land is the possibility of groundwater contamination by leachates from the waste.
In the few studies con ducted on the effects of coal refuse disposal on ground water quality, significant impacts have been observed. COAL RESOURCES OF ILLINOIS* M, E.
Hopkins and Jack A. Simon COAL RESERVES IN ILLINOIS Illinois IS blessed with abundant coal, the fuel that at present represents the naticnqs best hope of becoming more self-sufficient in energy production in the f-~.ture. Most aquifers in the northern two-thirds of Indiana are composed of glacial deposits containing groundwater.
These glacial aquifers exist where sand and gravel bodies are present within clay-rich glacial till (sediment deposited by ice) or in alluvial, coastal, and glacial outwash deposits.
Usually the coals are overlain by marine strata, most commonly by marine black fissile shale or limestone. The sulfur content of the coal below such strata normally ranges from 3 to 5%. In certain areas, however, nonmarine, silty gray shale units intervene between the coal and the overlying black shales and limestones.
The widespread Springfield coal of the Petersburg Formation is Indiana's most important economic coal (Eggert and Wier, ). It is thickest near three contemporaneous channels in southwestern Indiana, the Galatia, Leslie Cemetery, and Terre Haute Channels, where it may reach thicknesses of 13 ft (4 m) in places (Eggert and Wier, ).
Coal has been one of most valuable natural resources since the s when the Hopi Indians used it for the first time. European settlers began to use coal in the late s and as immigration to the US grew and energy demand increased, coal production quickly climbed from million tons in.
Chemical Analyses of Coal, Coal-Associated Rocks and Coal Combustion Products Collected for the National Coal Quality Inventory By Joseph R.
Hatch, 1 John H. Bullock, Jr., 1 and Robert B. Finkelman 2 1 U.S. Geological Survey, Mail StopFederal Center, Denver, CO 2 U.S. Geological Survey, retired, Reston, VA In order to estimate the abundance of coal in beds and zones that will provide the largest percentage of the Nation's domestic energy production for the next 50 years, the USGS, in cooperation with the geological surveys of the major coal-producing States (Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico.
Quality of Indiana coal - Sulfur and ash Danville Hymera Springfield Seelyville Lower Block Blue Creek 0 20 40 60 80 Sulfur Indiana coal production These coals account for about 70% of Indiana coal productionFile Size: 2MB. This report on the coal resources of Indiana is the tenth of a For this reason Indiana coal reserves are an important State and National asset.
In dollar value the coal mining industry is the largest of Indiana's natural-resource-producing. 50 i Miles _1 Figure 1. Map of the eastern interior coal by: C Stockpiling Illinois Coal for Coke.
14p. C Coke from Medium-Volatile and Illinois Coals. 24p. C Solvent Extract and the Plastic Properties of Coal. 11p. C Effects of High-Carbon Components and Other Additives on the Character of Cokes.
29p. C Petroleum Coke in Illinois Coal Blends for Blast Furnace. CCTR Indiana Center for Coal Technology Research 6 COAL RANK Anthracite coal is a dense, hard rock with a jet- black color & metallic luster.
It contains between 86% and 98% carbon by weight, & it burns slowly, with a pale blue flame & very little smoke. was a brochure of less than pages-mostly coal analyses and diagrams of local geological sections.
In the meantime, the coal industry was expanding rapidly in Illinois, in harmony with the rapid construction of railroads. Before there were but 59 miles of File Size: KB. of our country coal fields. Ground-water quality is being addressed in this review paper.
Despite the new emphasis placed on ground water by regulatory authorities, the effects of coal mining on ground water are still poorly understood. It is the intention to elaborate on general aspects of ground water, and toFile Size: KB. elemental oxides. The five coal beds sampled from the Lower Pennsylvanian span the medium-volatile bituminous coal rank class.
The rank and metamorphic grade of the coals are postulated to increase because of high pressure and temperature gradients associated with two processes: depth of burial through geologic time and structural by: 6.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board determined an energy company is responsible for contaminating groundwater with coal ash in four Illinois communities. NRG Energy, which owns Midwest Generation, LLC., will take responsibility for allowing coal ash — a by-product of coal burning — to seep into the groundwater at four of its coal power.Coal Deposits and Properties Coal Deposits Several terms are used by the U.S.
Geological Survey to quantify coal depos its. "Total resources" are surmised to exist based on a broad interpretation of geological knowledge and theory. Coals in thin as well as thick seams that oc.Illinois Rife With Coal Ash.
A report by the PRN and Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) notes that Illinois has the second most sites contaminated by coal ash in the country, and that Illinois EPA data shows groundwater contamination exceeding health standards at all 22 coal ash-related sites the agency monitored.