Study of the radionuclides contained in wastes produced by the phosphate industry and their impact on the environment
A review is presented of the current state of waste management and disposal associated with mining, milling and reprocessing of phosphate ores with regard to content of naturally occurring radionuclides. The main areas of investigation are: - phosphate ores and their characteristics and the phosphate trade in the EC; - production and processing methods of phosphoric acids and phosphates; - interaction of phosphate products and wastes with the environment, and - standards and regulations for radioactivity released during processing in the phosphate industry.
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 13262 EN (1991) 83 pp., FS, ECU 8.75
ISBN: ISBN 92-826-0525-6
Record Number: 199110469 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en