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Assessment of the effluent quality from a gold mining ...

The physical and chemical qualities of the process effluent and the tailings dam wastewater of AngloGold-Ashanti Limited, a gold mining company in Ghana, were studied from June to September, 2010. The process effluent from the gold extraction plant contains high amounts of suspended solids and is therefore highly turbid. Arsenic, copper and cyanide were …


Effluent Guidelines | US EPA

Effluent guidelines are national standards for wastewater discharges to surface waters and municipal sewage treatment plants. We issue the regulations for industrial categories based on the performance of treatment and control technologies.


Water Quality-Based Effluent Limits

Chapter 6 Water Quality-Based Effluent Limits 6.1 Overview of Water Quality Standards WQBELs involve a site-specific evaluation of the discharge and its effect on the receiving water. A WQBEL is designed to protect the quality of the receiving water by ensuring that State water quality standards are met. To understand how to develop


Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 2, appendix ...

Summary Review of Performance of Metal MinesSubject to the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations. Comments: As of March 22, 2013, the ownership of Vezza Mine was transferred from North American Palladium Ltd. to Maudore Minerals Ltd. - Mines Aurbec Inc. Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month.


Philippine Environmental Regulations - ASEAN …

•This Manual shall define the limits of authority ... D.A.O. 2016-08 •Water Quality Guidelines and General Effluent Standards of 2016 •Provides guidelines for the classification of water bodies in the country; determination of time trends and the evaluation of stages of ... of Mining for Copper, Gold, Silver and Complex Ores in the ...


Assessment of the effluent quality from a gold mining ...

The physical and chemical qualities of the process effluent and the tailings dam wastewater of AngloGold-Ashanti Limited, a gold mining company in Ghana, were studied from June to September, 2010. The process effluent from the gold extraction plant contains high amounts of suspended solids and is th …


WORLD BANK GROUP Environmental, Health and Safety ...

Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines MINING DECEMBER 10, 2007 3 WORLD BANK GROUP Water Quality Recommended practices to manage impacts to water quality include: • The quality and quantity of mine effluent streams discharged to the environment, including stormwater, leach pad drainage, process effluents, and overall mine works


Effluent quality data for mines in 2013: part 1, appendix ...

Comments: As of July 30, 2013, the ownership of Kidd Mining Division was transferred from Xstrata Canada Corporation to Glencore Canada Corporation. Highlighted data indicate that a monthly effluent quality standard was exceeded for that month. A "Pass" for the Daphnia magna monitoring test is not a requirement.


Effluent Limitations Guidelines - Colorado

CWA requires EPA to publish an Effluent Guidelines Program Plan every 2 years to establish a schedule for the annual review and revision. CWA 304(m)(1)(A). EPA reviews all point source categories subject to existing effluent guidelines and pretreatment standards to identify potential candidates for revision. CWA 304(b), 301(d), 304(g), 307(b).


Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations

Application. 2 (1) These Regulations apply in respect of the following mines: (a) metal mines that, at any time on or after June 6, 2002, (i) exceed an effluent flow rate of 50 m 3 per day, based on the effluent deposited from all the final discharge points of the mine, and (ii) deposit a deleterious substance in any water or place referred to in subsection 36(3) of the Act; and


Treatment of Pulp and Paper Mill Effluents using Novel ...

and chlorinated hydrocarbon in the effluent [1]. The highly toxic and recalcitrant compounds, dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran are formed unintentionally in the effluent of pulp and paper mill [2, 3]. The untreated effluents from pulp and paper mills that are discharged into water bodies, damages the water quality.


Sector J – Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Dressing.

with discharges subject to effluent limitation guidelines for the Mineral Mining and Processing Point Source Category (40 CFR Part 436). J.5.3 Discharge Testing. (See also Part III.C.3.d) Test or evaluate all outfalls covered under this permit for the presence of specific mining-related but unauthorized non-stormwater discharges such as


Development Document for Effluent Limitations Guidelines ...

----- DEVELOPMENT DOCUMENT for EFFLUENT LIMITATIONS GUIDELINES NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS for the METAL FINISHING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY William D. Ruckelshaus Administrator Steven Schatzow Director, Office of Water Regulations and Standards Jeffery Denit Director. ... VI1-41 7-15 Effluent Copper Self-Monitoring Performance …


ERA 2022 - nbpower.com

Mines and Mills, CSA Standard 288.5-11, Effluent Monitoring Programs at class i nuclear Facilities and uranium Mines and Mills, and cSa n288.7-15, Groundwater Protection Programs at class i nuclear Facilities and uranium Mines and Mills. the primary intent of this examination is to provide a risk-based rationale for the relative priority


40 CFR Subchapter N - EFFLUENT GUIDELINES AND …

part 443 - effluent limitations guidelines for existing sources and standards of performance and pretreatment standards for new sources for the paving and roofing materials (tars and asphalt) point source category (§§ 443.10 - 443.46) part 444 - waste combustors point source category (§§ 444.10 - 444.18)


Guidance Manual for Electroplanting and Metal Finishing ...

Office of Quality Review, Effluent Guidelines Division and Dr. James Gallup, National Pretreatment Coordinator. Mr. Richard Kinch of the Effluent Guide- lines Division, and Messrs. Timothy Dwyer and Robert F. Eagen, Jr. of the National Pretreatment Program are to be acknowledged for their valuable input.


Ore Mining and Dressing Effluent Guidelines - Final Rule ...

fluent limitations guidelines for the Ore Mining and Dressing Point Source Category. 43 FR 29771. With respect to the Base and Precious Metals Sub-category established thereunder, the regulations establish effluent limita-tions for discharges from mills recov-ering copper, lead, zinc, gold or silver,


Industrial Effluent Guidelines | US EPA

 · Effluent Guidelines are national standards for industrial wastewater discharges to surface waters and publicly owned treatment works (municipal sewage treatment plants). We issue Effluent Guidelines for categories of existing sources and new sources under Title III of the Clean Water Act.The standards are technology-based (i.e. they are based on the …


Ore Mining and Dressing Effluent Guidelines - US EPA

SUBCHAPTER H--EFFLUENT GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS EFRL. 923-7J PART 440-ORE MINING AND DRESS-ING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY Effluent Limitations Guidelines for Existing Sources AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: This rule promulgates ef-fluent limitation guidelines for exist-ing facilities engaged …


Environmental Guidelines for Copper Smelting - MIGA

Copper 1 Lead 0.2 Mercury 0.05 Particulates - smelter 20 Particulates - other sources 50 Slag should be landfilled or granulated and sold. Modern plants using good industrial practices should target on meeting releases for total dust of 0.5-1.0 kg/t copper and a discharge for SO2 of 25 kg/t copper. The double contact double absorption plant


General Permit No.: OHR000006

1.1.2.4 Discharges subject to any of the national storm water-specific effluent limitations guidelines listed in Table 1-1; and Table 1-1. Storm Water-Specific Effluent Limitations Guidelines Regulated Discharge 40 CFR Section MSGP Sector New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) New Source Date Discharges resulting from spray down or


MDMER: What Canada's revised mining effluent …

By June 1, 2021, metal and diamond mines need to comply with the revisions to the metal and diamond mining effluent regulations (MDMER), which were released by Canada's federal government in 2018. These revised guidelines—originally known as MMER, or metal mining effluent regulations—will affect over 100 metal and diamond mines in Canada.


Development Document for Effluent Limitations Guidelines ...

----- DEVELOPMENT DOCUMENT for PROPOSED EFFLUENT LIMITATIONS GUIDELINES, NEW SOURCE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS, AND PRETREATMENT STANDARDS for the TEXTILE MILLS POINT SOURCE CATEGORY Douglas M. Costle Administrator Robert B. Schaffer Director, Effluent Guidelines Division John E. Riley Chief, Wood Products and Fibers …


40 CFR § 440.103 - Effluent limitations representing the ...

PART 440 - ORE MINING AND DRESSING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY; Subpart J - Copper, Lead, Zinc, Gold, Silver, and Molybdenum Ores Subcategory § 440.103 Effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best available technology economically achievable (BAT).


40 CFR § 440.102 - Effluent limitations representing the ...

SUBCHAPTER N - EFFLUENT GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS; PART 440 - ORE MINING AND DRESSING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY; Subpart J - Copper, Lead, Zinc, Gold, Silver, and Molybdenum Ores Subcategory § 440.102 Effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology (BPT).


Chapter 8 Environmental Aspects of Copper Production

Copper Production Copper production is not an environmentally benign activity. From mining and milling through hydro- and pyrometallurgical processing to refin-ing, copper production can have significant ad-verse impacts on air quality, surface and ground-water quality, and the land (see figure 8-1 ). While these impacts can be severe when the ...