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Potential safety hazards related to methane drainage systems

Potential safety hazards related to methane drainage systems

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration in Arlington, Va. (4015 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, 22203-1984) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coalbed methane drainage -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarvin W. Nichols
    SeriesProgram information bulletin -- no. P 94-7
    ContributionsUnited States. Mine Safety and Health Administration
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14967529M

    TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 GENERAL APPLICABILITY Introduction General Provisions Regulated Substances and Thresholds What is a Process Threshold Quantity in a Process Stationary Source When You Must Comply CHAPTER 2 APPLICABILITY OF PROGRAM LEVELS What Are Program Levels POTW Program Levels Program 1 . An extensive horizontal methane drainage program was conducted on this panel prior to the start of the study and removed approximately Mm{sup 3} ( MMft{sup 3}) of methane » Also, a production time study was conducted to provide records of .

    In , scientific drilling, coring, and downhole logging were conducted to assess hydrate-related hazards in fine-grained sediments with low concentrations of gas hydrate (Claypool, ; Ruppel et al., ). This expedition targeted two deep-water locations in the Atwater Valley and Keathley Canyon areas of the Gulf of Mexico (Figure 17).   David Pimentel, Megan Herz, Michele Glickstein, Mathew Zimmerman, Richard Allen, Katrina Becker, Jeff Evans, Benita Hussain, Ryan Sarsfeld, Anat Grosfeld, Thomas Seidel, Renewable Energy: Current and Potential Issues: Renewable energy technologies could, if developed and implemented, provide nearly 50% of US energy needs; this would require about 17% of US land Cited by:

    The potential for commercial abstraction and the hazards from methane are each very relevant to the successful re-use of former landfills, which form the vast majority of methane-generating sites. Peaty, marshy, silty ground as well as coal mining areas and carboniferous rock can also produce methane. International Safety Signs, as specified in BS Part 5, shall be used as necessary, to highlight and warn of potential safety hazards. It is recommended that labels are painted directly onto the pipe surface using the appropriate specified paint rather than being applied in .


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