Commercial use of coal combustion byproducts
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Commercial use of coal combustion byproducts technologies and markets by Kevin Gainer

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Published by Business Communications Co. in Norwalk, CT .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Coal ash industry -- United States.,
  • Coal -- Combustion -- By products -- Industrial applications -- United States.,
  • Market surveys -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementKevin Gainer.
SeriesBusiness opportunity report ;, E-078
ContributionsBusiness Communications Co.
LC ClassificationsHD9559.C633 U64 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 158 leaves ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL730775M
ISBN 101569651639
LC Control Number97120153

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Coal combustion byproducts (CCBs) arising from energy generation are the most abundant waste streams worldwide. Legislation aimed at reducing environmental pollution associated with coal. Although the coal combustion byproducts are produced at the power plant, most power plant owners do not market the coal combustion byproducts and they con- tinue to landfill them as a waste product. There are about 40 to 50 commercial ash marketing firms operating in . U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet Online Version Coal Combustion Products. By Rustu S. Kalyoncu and Donald W. Olson. Coal-burning powerplants, which supply more than half of U.S. electricity, also generate coal combustion products, which can be both a resource and a disposal problem. The U.S. Geological Survey collaborates with the American Coal Ash Association in . 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. Below is the uncorrected machine-read text.

The book addresses the major implications and critical issues surrounding coal combustion products and their impact upon the environment. It provides essential information for scientists. cases, products made with coal ash perform better than products made without it. As coal continues to produce approximately one-third of the electricity generation in the United States, significant volumes of coal ash are produced. Since , the American Coal Ash Association has tracked the produc-tion and use of all types of coal ash.   Coal combustion generates a range of gaseous and liquid effluents as well as solid wastes. As an example the effluents from a coal-fired power plant generating MW(e) yr −1 ( × 10 9 kWh yr −1) are given in Table They are calculated from data given by Wilson and Jones () and assume the power plant burns 3 × 10 6 t coal with 2% sulphur content, an energy content of Coal combustion process and its products Considering all above harmful effect of coal combustion, coal usage optimization i.e. coal required per unit generation needs to be minimized to all possible extent by adopting all available technological developments. .

Coal Combustion Byproducts (CCBs) are the residuals created when coal is burned for energy. Coal consists of a large percentage of organic carbon, with a variable percentage of other naturally occurring minerals that may contain a wide range of elements including metals. Beneficial use is the recycling or reuse of coal ash in lieu of disposal. For example, coal ash is an important ingredient in the manufacture of concrete and wallboard, and EPA supports the responsible use of coal ash in this manner. This final rule supports the responsible recycling of coal ash by distinguishing beneficial use from disposal. Coal Combustion, Inc. (founded ) works to help the coal industry better understand coal quality, as well as the operation and performance of coal-fired steam plants. Mr. Hatt, President and Chief Technical Officer, works regularly with fuel purchasing, plant operation and engineering departments at utilities and with coal sales and mining. @article{osti_, title = {Barriers to the increased utilization of coal combustion/desulfurization by-products by government and commercial sectors - Update }, author = {Pflughoeft-Hassett, D F and Sondreal, E A and Steadman, E N and Eylands, K E and Dockter, B A}, abstractNote = {The following conclusions are drawn from the information presented in this report: (1) Joint efforts by.