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Evaluation of relative environmental hazards from a coal gasifier

S. K Gangwal

Evaluation of relative environmental hazards from a coal gasifier

by S. K Gangwal

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor] in Research Triangle Park, NC, Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

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  • Coal gasification -- Environmental aspects -- United States

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    StatementS.K. Gangwal, J.G. Cleland, and R.S. Truesdale
    ContributionsCleland, J. G, Truesdale, R. S, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14892639M

      in increases in known hazards and has raised speculation about other possible hazards to environmental quality and human health. As a result, there is still much to be learned about the harmful and even the beneficial attributes of coal and how they may be removed, modified, avoided, or exploited to make coal Underground coal gasification (UCG) is the conversion of coal in situ into a usable synthetic gas. One of the major environmental concerns with UCG is the possibility of groundwater from the coal

    Maximizing refractory service life and gasifier performance require finding an optimized operating temperature range which is a function of the coal slag chemistry and viscosity. Gasifier International comparisons of environmental hazards: development and evaluation of a method for linking environmental data with the strategic debate management priorities for risk management. Cambridge, MA: Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Nriagu, J.O.

      economics and environmental hazards and estimate the costs of electrical energy production. UNIT V ENERGY, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES OF POWER PLANTS Power tariff types, Load distribution parameters, load curve, Comparison of site selection criteria, relative merits & demerits, Capital & Operating Cost of different power plants. Pollution The Energy & Environmental Research Center has designed a biomass power system using a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) thermally integrated with a downdraft gasifier. In this system, the high-temperature effluent from the SOFC enables the operation of a substoichiometric air downdraft gasifier at an elevated temperature ( C).


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Evaluation of relative environmental hazards from a coal gasifier by S. K Gangwal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Evaluation of relative environmental hazards from a coal gasifier. Research Triangle Park, NC: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory ; Cincinnati, OH: Center for Environmental Research Information [distributor], (OCoLC) Material Type:   Basing on system evaluation, hazard identification and subsequent risk assessment, it was found out that the toxic hazards such as pollutants CO and PM leakages pose great health risks to personnel within the plants.

In addition, fire, environmental and explosion hazards pose similar threats. It   A = kg h −1 (lb h −1) coal sulphur to gasifier, B = 10 6 kcal h −1 (10 6 Btu h −1) higher heating value of coal to gasifier. Hydrocarbons (excluding ethane and methane) 2. Shall not exceed ppm dry, by volume, in any exhaust gas stream.

Shall not exceed 10 6 kg kcal ( 10 −6 lb Btu) higher heating value of coal to the D.W. Camp, in Underground Coal Gasification and Combustion, Abstract. Underground coal gasification research and development took place in the United States from toincluding the intense and productive period from the mids to the late s.

The marquis activities were extensively-monitored field tests. A conceptual understanding of how UCG works was developed Coal composition is, in turn, represented by two essentially independent factors: type and grade.

Coal is a heterogeneous material, and evaluation of coal type may be approached on two different levels: the macroscopical and microscopical, both of which form a part of coal :// suction or pressure relative to ambient pressure.

It includes drying, pyrolysis, oxidation and reduction. The author visited to gasifire plant which was situated in Momeik, Northern Shan State of Myanmar. This plant was established in and the owner wanted to build new gasifier plant with 30 kW electrical power output.

Fig. 1. Occurrence and Distribution of Trace Elements in Coal The Origin of Trace Elements in Coal. The large numbers of elements present in coal are derived from several processes which took place before, during and after its formation, Coalification itself consists of two distinct stages (Firth, ).The first involves formation of peat from the carbonaceous flora by bacterial and fungal Coal is trans- ferred intermittently to the gasifier via a coal lockhopper pressurized with either an inert gas (e.g., CO,) or cooled raw product gas (Stream 15).

When the pressure of the lockhopper reaches a pressure slightly above that in the gasifier, the coal is discharged into the ://?Dockey=   relative to and the Earth could warm by 3°C this century.

Even with a temperature rise of 1–°C the IPCC predict serious effects including reduced crop yields in tropical areas leading to increased risk of hunger, spread of climate sensitive diseases such as malaria, and an increased risk of extinction of 20–30 per cent of Nirma University International Conference on Engineering (NUiCONE) is a flagship event of the Institute of Technology, Nirma University.

The conference follows the successful organization of four national conferences and six international conferences in previous   The report gives results of an evaluation of relative environmental hazards from a laboratory-scale coal gasifier. Detailed chemical analyses of four effluent streams (gas, aqueous condensate, tar, and ash) were performed for more than 30 gasification runs on a As coal is considered as a substitute for other fuels, more serious attention is being given to the environmental impacts of the whole coal fuel cycle: mining, transport, storage, combustion and conversion.

This book presents an account of these environmental Underground coal gasification is an in situ coal utilization technique that has immense potential as a future clean coal technology. UCG possesses a number of advantages including the ability to   The environmental impacts ofincreased coal utilisation are mainly the result of the Critical factors related to siting ofthe coal activities include location relative to the mine, the coal markets and the centers of population; the density and other gasifier product gas, for a high sulfur coal, is shown in Table 3.

However, in the case In both processes oxygen is used in a coal boiler or gasifier instead of air and produces mainly CO 2 and water in the flue gas from oxy-fuel [9] and concentrated carbon dioxide in syngas from Priority Ranking of Synfuel Products Environmental Concerns* Product Crude shale oil (fuel) Shale oil refinery feed Shale jet fuel Shale diesel fuel Shale residuals Shale gasoline Medium-Btu gas (coal) SNG (coal) Gasifier tars & oils Gasifier phenol F-TLPG F- T medium-Btu gas F-TSNG F-T heavy fuel oil F-T gasoline Mobile -M gasoline F ?Dockey=   CCTR Indiana Center for Coal Technology Research 6 COAL RANK Anthracite coal is a dense, hard rock with a jet- black color & metallic luster.

It contains between 86% and 98% carbon by weight, & it burns slowly, with a pale blue flame & very little smoke 1 day ago  The relative contribution of each to the overall hazard depends on the physical charac- teristics of the fire, namely, heat release rate, fuel source, and oxygen supply.

These characteristics combine with others, such as structural configuration and distance from the heat source, to constitute the hazard at any In a real fire, many of these   including a literature review of all available data relative to the area under consideration.

Limited fieldwork, where applicable, is recommended for the evaluation of a coal occurrence that may be suitable for the establishment of a mining project. The objective of the initial geological study is to identify a particular coal deposit or a ;sequence=1.

This chapter presents a discussion of impacts of uranium mining and processing operations on air quality, soil, surface water and groundwater, and biota. Much is already known about the environmental impacts of mining, both on-site and off-site, and that body of information provides a basis for this chapter.

However, the primary emphasis of the chapter is on the unique impacts caused by. @article{osti_, title = {Evaluation of the genotoxicity of process stream extracts from a coal gasification system}, author = {Shimizu, R W and Benson, J M and Li, A P and Henderson, R F and Brooks, A L}, abstractNote = {Extracts of three complex organic environmental mixtures, two from an experimental coal gasifier (a raw gas and a clean gas sample) and one from a coke oven main, were Near the end ofa 1, short ton/day coal-based ammonia plant based on the Koppers-Totzek low pressure, high temperature, coal gasification process was brought on stream at the AE and CI Modderfontein plant near Johannesburg, South Africa.

The plant feedstock is a semi-bituminous coal containing about 14% ash, 36% volatiles, and 1% ://  nonetheless, be necessary to provide compensatory mitigation to offset losses of wetland functions relative to Waters of the United States, as described previously.

Table lists the pollution prevention, minimization, and mitigation measures for the proposed ://