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Ministry of the Environment (Ministère chargé de la protection de la nature et de l'environnement), Paris, France.
Circular of 8 March 1973 concerning top-blown oxygen-converter steel plants (classified establishments)
Circulaire du 8 mars 1973 relative aux aciéries à l'oxygène à lance (Etablissements classés). [in French]
This circular makes provisions to control the environmental pollution from these plants and deals in particular with the following points: dust levels in gases emitted, incidents arising in the course of dust removal, related operations (teeming), height of chimneys, gas emission velocity, carbon monoxide combustion, dust control and analysis, determination of dust concentrations in the environment, recording of dust data in a log book.
Promotion de la prévention, 3rd quarter 1973, No.27, p.48-52.
Handbook on dangerous goods
Handbuch der gefährlichen Güter [in German]
This new instalment comprises separate data sheets on 202 additional hazardous substances. The new alphabetical index, which covers the 1st and 2nd instalments, contains the common names and synonyms of 414 substances in English, French and German. Apart from the formula and names of the substance, each data sheet provides information on the following points: physical properties; international regulations relating to transport by water, rail, road and air; appearance and smell; hazards related to the release of the substances and to their mixing with the atmosphere and water; health hazards and maximum allowable concentrations; safety measures to be taken in the danger zone in case of incident; first aid; medical notes. A graphic symbol called the "danger diamond" (diamond shape indicating the fire, explosion and health hazards) provides quick information on the degree of hazard for a given substance. A list of indicator tubes and lists of competent centres and hospitals for treating cases of poisoning and burns are appended.
Springer Verlag, Heidelberger Platz 3, 1 Berlin 33 (Westsektoren), 2nd instalment, Nov. 1973. 322p. (not paginated). 400 ref. Price: DM.78.00.
Pollutant removal handbook.
This handbook, based largely on data contained in U.S. patents and government reports, provides a wealth of practical information on methods and means of controlling pollutants from industrial processes. Pollutants are dealt with in 128 sections arranged in alphabetical order; each section presents in concise form the various processes available to remove and occasionally also recover pollutants from air, water and industrial waste materials. Examples of applications are given in a few instances.
Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656, USA, 1973. 527p. Illus. 922 ref. Price: US-$36.00.
Bitkolov N.Z., Nikitin V.S.
Working conditions and ventilation in open-cast mines for the extraction of radioactive ores
Uslovija truda i provetrivanie kar'erov po dobyče radioaktivnyh rud [in Russian]
This manual deals with the following subjects: principal air pollutants in open-pit mines and their threshold limit values; microclimate (solar radiation, atmospheric strata, air movement, air-exchange prognosis in open-pit mines); natural ventilation of open-pit mines; techniques to improve the atmosphere in open-pit mines (exhaust gas cleaning, measures against gas pollution by jet piercing and blasting, etc.); dust control during excavation, loading, drilling and materials handling; artificial ventilation; the effects of the pit location and orientation and of geographical, meteorological, geological and technological conditions on the efficiency of natural air exchange in open-pit mines; assessment and choice of air pollution control equipment; design and planning of artificial ventilation in open-pit mines.
Atomizdat, ulica Ždanova 5/7, 103031 Moskva K-31, USSR, 1973. 184p. Illus. 120 ref. Price: Rbl.1.19.
Pollution control in metal finishing.
Data from U.S. government sources relevant to the major processes available for treating waste products in the metal finishing industry are presented and explained by examples from 49 U.S. patents. Topics dealth with include: current practices in small electroplating plants; characteristics, economic aspects and treatment of metal-finishing wastewaters (chemical, physical and other methods); in-plant control measures; removal from water of acids, alkalis, metals, cyanides, fluorides, paint, etc.; foundry waste treatment; treatment of pickling liquors; air pollution problems and control connected with electroplating, surface coating and paint baking. Future trends are outlined.
Pollution technology review No.5, Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656, USA, 1973. 295p. Illus. 224 ref. Price: US-$36.00.
Pollution abatement in a munitions plant.
Introductory considerations are followed by brief accounts of several industrial pollution control techniques, including (a) for air pollution: a molecular sieve system for a nitric acid plant and 2 acid scrubbing systems (for nitric acid and sulfuric acid); (b) for water pollution: chemical conversions for reusing sulphate ash (Na2SO4) waste and "pink water" produced during the manufacture and loading of TNT; (c) solid waste: various forms of emissions-controlled incineration for propellants.
Environmental Science and Technology, Sep.1973, Vol.7, No.9, p.806-810. Illus.
Koziorowski B., Kucharski J.
Industrial waste disposal
A review of the general problem of disposing industrial wastes into water courses and what can be done to treat waste adequately before disposal. Individual chapters are devoted to: the degree of treatment required for industrial wastes; effect of industrial wastes upon sewers and municipal treatment plants; methods and equipment for industrial waste treatment; the problem of detergents; corrosion problems in waste treatment plants; flotation enrichment of lead-zinc ores; the iron and steel industry; chemical and electrochemical metal-treatment processes; coal mining, the gas and coke industry; the alkali industry; removal of sulfides and hydrogen sulfide from industrial wastes and mine waters; mineral acids industry; fertiliser industry; inorganic pigments (paints) industry; radioactive wastes.
Pergamon Press Ltd., Headington Hill Hall, Oxford OX3 OX3, United Kingdom, Mar. 1972. 369p. Illus. 486 ref.
Fine dust and particulates removal.
Data from U.S. government sources relevant to the control at the source of airborne particles from 0.01-2µm are presented and explained by examples from 53 U.S. patents. Chapters covering sources and characteristics of effluents, control equipment and economics of control and disposal of particulates are followed by a discussion of the problem and solutions as they relate to specific industries (electric utilities and industrial power generation; forest products; inorganic chemicals; stone, sand, gravel, cement and clay; iron and steel, ferroalloy and foundry industries; nonferrous metals; petroleum refining). Research recommendations are given and future trends outlined.
Pollution control review No.11, Noyes Data Corporation, Mill Road at Grand Avenue, Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656, USA, 1972. 307p. Illus. 9 ref. Price: US-$36.00.
Control of hazardous material spills - Proceedings of the 1972 National Conference on Control of Hazardous Material Spills.
Proceedings of a conference held on 21-23 Mar. 1972 in Houston, USA, which review the state-of-the-art technology in prevention and containment methods and outline countermeasure treatment systems as well as ideas for research programmes and the technical implications of existing and proposed U.S. legislation. Topics covered include: contingency planning for handling hazardous material spills; containment of spilled hazardous materials; detection and identification of spills; treatment systems for waters contaminated by hazardous materials; etc.
Graphics Management Corporation, 1101 16th Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20036, USA, 1972. 233p. Illus. 81 ref. Price: US-$10.00.
Control of coke oven emissions by use of a closed pipeline charging system
Description of a new process which eliminates the emissions which take place during the charging of coke ovens and which usually represent 70% of total coke oven emissions. A closed pipeline system replaces the conventional larry charging car. Coal is dried and preheated in a continuous fluidised bed process, recovered in cyclone collectors and conveyed to the ovens through a pneumatic system where the gas used is superheated steam; this minimises fire and explosion hazards. Larry cars can be dispensed with and the oven lids remain sealed during charging operations, thus providing a marked improvement in safety and working conditions at the battery top. This is accompanied by a 45% increase in coke oven productivity.
Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, Mar. 1972, Vol.22, No.3, p.187-190. Illus. 3 ref.
Brough J.R., Carter W.A.
Air pollution control of an electric furnace steelmaking shop
Detailed description of the double collection system installed at a plant of the Inland Steel Co. to control dust, fume and gas emissions from electric furnaces. Partitioned hoods are placed directly over each swing-roof furnace above the overhead travelling crane level and connected to an induced-draft system; the hot fumes rise into the hoods during the entire operating cycle. In addition, the fumes are evacuated directly from the furnace shells through a water-cooled duct system. Gases from the hoods and the ducts are mixed. The dust is collected in bag filters and agglomerated with water, and the cleaned gases are released outside.
Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, Mar. 1972, Vol.22, No.3, p.167-171. Illus. 3 ref.
Selikoff I.J., Nicholson W.J., Langer A.M.
Asbestos air pollution.
Findings of mesothelioma among persons living near asbestos plants have suggested for some time that asbestos air pollution might occur. Occurrence of such pollution is now established, although the size of the problem has not yet been defined. Epidemiological considerations indicate that it is improper to equate the several kinds of asbestos exposure. Discussion of the relation of asbestos lung burden to environmental asbestos disease in the light of various investigations, the identification of asbestos fibres and fibrils (particularly in chrysotile), the collection of air samples and the various sources of asbestos air pollution (natural, industrial and commercial).
Archives of Environmental Health, July 1972, Vol.25, No.1, p.1-13. Illus. 38 ref.
Sources of pollution and air purification in animal-carcass destruction plants
Emissionsquellen und Massnahmen zur Luftreinhaltung in Tierkörperbeseitigungsanstalten [in German]
Having indicated the atmospheric pollution sources and the problems of work organisation in animal carcass destruction plants, the author deals with engineering methods for the reduction and dissipation of emissions: chemical absorption, scrubbing, thermal combustion, catalytic combustion, condensation. It is concluded that scrubbing and combustion are proven methods.
Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin und Arbeitsschutz, Sep. 1972, Vol.22, No.9, p.259-264. 14 ref.
Clean Air Act 1961 [Australia - New South Wales]
Consolidated version of this law (assented to on 15 Dec. 1961, effective 1 May 1962, and including amendments till 1988) which relates to the prevention or minimisation of air pollution, whether due to industrial or other causes. It covers: duty of occupiers of premises to maintain and operate pollution control equipment; obligation of occupiers not to exceed prescribed standards of air impurities and not to emit odours; prohibition to carry out certain kinds of work except in accordance with pollution control approval; right of the State Pollution Control Commission to issue notices ordering the installation of pollution-control equipment; special requirements of non-scheduled premises; control and construction of scheduled (fuel-burning) equipment; measurement of pollution; prohibition of polluting processes in certain areas; burning of refuse; penalties; powers of authorised officers; sampling of tanker loads. In annex: prescribed uses, equipment and plant.
In: Australian Industrial Safety, Health and Welfare, CCH Australia Ltd., CNR Talavera & Khartoum Roads, Box 230, North Ryde, NSW 2113, Australia, Vol.2, 20p. (pages numbered 57,951 - 58,034).
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