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Document ID (ISN)36149
CIS number 81-1457
ISBN(s) 0-8155-0810-7
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nowacki P.
Title Health hazards and pollution control in synthetic liquid fuel conversion.
Bibliographic information Noyes Data Corporation, Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656, USA, 1980. 511p. Illus. 419 ref.
Abstract This book reviews environmental, health and pollution control aspects of conversion processes for coal, oil shale and tar sands, based on projects in pilot scale or early commercial stages. The most advanced research data are presented. Contents: coal, oil shale, tar sand - structure and composition; overview of liquid fuel production processes; pollutants generated in coal liquefaction processes; health effects of coal liquefaction; pollution control for coal liquefaction; environmental aspects of the solvent refined coal process; environmental assessment of H-coal and Exxon donor solvent processes; environmental aspects of the Fischer-Tropsch process; pollutants generated in oil shale processing; health effects of oil shale processing; environmental control in oil shale processing; environmental assessment of Tosco II, Paraho, Union Oil and in-situ processes; environmental assessment of tar sand processing; carbon dioxide-problems and solutions; environmental laws and regulations; bibliographic sources.
Descriptors (primary) coal liquefaction; oil shale industry; petroleum and natural gas industry; fuels
Descriptors (secondary) USA; carbon dioxide; sand; bibliography; pollution control; legislation; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Petroleum and natural gas industry