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Title: Fly ash characterization, utilization and Government initiatives in India Œ A review
Authors: Dhadse, Sharda
Kumari, Pramila
Bhagia, L J
Keywords: Environment
Fly ash
Occupational health
Thermal power plants
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Current annual production of fly ash, a by-product from coal based thermal power plants (TPPs), is 112 million tonnes (MT). Some of the problems associated with fly ash are large area of land required for disposal and toxicity associated with heavy metal leached to groundwater. This review presents different ways of using fly ash and policies of Govt of India regarding utilization and disposal of fly ash. Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with fly ash are also discussed.
Description: 11-18
ISSN: 0022-4456
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.67(01) [January 2008]

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