Chemistry of Trace Elements in Fly Ash

  • Kenneth S. Sajwan
  • Ashok K. Alva
  • Robert F. Keefer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Tracy Punshon, John C. Seaman, Kenneth S. Sajwan
      Pages 1-11
  3. Environmental Impact of Coal Combustion Residues

  4. Trece Elements in Fly Ashes

  5. Transport and Leachability of Metals from Coal and Ash Piles

    1. G. S. Ghuman, K. S. Sajwan, S. Paramasivam, D. C. Adriano, G. L. Mills
      Pages 165-176
    2. M. Hajarnavis, K. S. Sajwan, S. Paramasivam, C. S. Chetty, G. R. Reddy
      Pages 177-187
    3. S. Paramasivam, K. S. Sajwan, A. K. Alva, D. C. Adriano, T. Punshon, D. van Clief et al.
      Pages 189-202
    4. Brian P. Jackson, John C. Seaman, William Hopkins
      Pages 203-218
    5. D. K. Bhumbla, S. S. Dhaliwal, K. S. Sajwan, B. S. Sekhon
      Pages 237-249
  6. Use of Coal Ash as Agricultural Soil Amendment

    1. Yuncong Li, Min Zhang, Peter Stoffella, Zhenli He, Herbert Bryan
      Pages 251-263
    2. Maxim J. Schlossberg, William P. Miller, Stanislaw Dudka
      Pages 275-288
    3. D. Chaudhuri, S. Tripathy, H. Veeresh, M. A. Powell, B. R. Hart
      Pages 289-307
    4. John J. Sloan, Don Cawthon
      Pages 309-318
    5. R. M. Danker, D. C. Adriano, Bon-Jun Koo, C. D. Barton, T. Punshon
      Pages 319-333
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 335-346

About this book


The accumulation of large amounts of ash from fossil fuel combustion for electric power plant generation is becoming a major environmental concern in the United States. Furthermore, stringent environmental regulations mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency through the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as well as state and local environmental regulations may result in even more ash production with subsequent contact with the environment. The concentrations of trace elements in coal residues are extremely variable and depend on the composition of the original coal, conditions during combustion, the efficiency of emission control devices, storage and handling ofbyproducts, and climate. The research papers in this book were presented as a part of the Sixth International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements held at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, from July 29-August 2, 2001. The purpose of this corit'erence was to present current knowledge on the source, pathways, behavior and effects of trace elements in soils, waters, plants and animals. In addition, the book also includes invited research papers from scientists who have done significant research in the area of coal and coal combustion byproducts. All the research papers presented herein have been subjected to peer review.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kenneth S. Sajwan
    • 1
  • Ashok K. Alva
    • 2
  • Robert F. Keefer
    • 3
  1. 1.Savannah State UniversitySavannahUSA
  2. 2.USDA-ARS-PWAProsserUSA
  3. 3.Formerly of West Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA

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