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  • Coal Ash (Coal Combustion Residuals, or CCR) | US EPA

    Coal ash is one of the largest types of industrial waste generated in the United States. In 2012, 470 coal-fired electric utilities generated about 110 million tons of coal ash. EPA supports the environmentally sound recycling of coal ash and has developed regulations on the safe disposal of coal ash in landfills and surface impoundments.

  • CDC - Mining Topic - Blasting and Explosives - NIOSH

    Apr 04, 2017 · The Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (OMSHR) has conducted research into the factors that increase the production of toxic gases. These factors may be explosives formulation, blasting in wet boreholes, poor confinement, or any other factor that prevents the explosive from detonating properly.

  • Analysis of Safety Aspects And Mining Practices For ...

    Analysis of Safety Aspects And Mining Practices For Effective Ground Control in Surface Mining Suresh K. Bhatt, Mining Engineer Christopher Mark, Supervisory physical scientist National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Pittsburgh Research Laboratory Pittsburgh, PA. ABSTRACT Fatalities caused by highwall/spoilbank failure in the ...

  • Generating Electricity from Coal - Duke Energy

    We work diligently to ensure our coal-fired plants comply with all state and federal environmental permits and we regularly monitor our facility operations with robust samplings of water and aquatic life. We also carefully manage coal combustion residuals and potential impacts to air, water and land.

  • coal | Safety Precautions in Mines - Students | Britannica ...

    coal - Safety Precautions in Mines - Even with substantial technological improvements, coal mining remains hard work that is often performed under potentially unsafe and unhealthy conditions. Coal industry management and labor, and the U.S. federal government's Mine Safety and Health Administration, have focused intense effort on decreasing accidents, improving miner training, and .

  • Hazards Coal Identification: Mine Health and Safety ...Click to view on Bing6:12

    Nov 28, 2016 · Training Video on the improvement of barring down practices in underground Coal mine.