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Coal slurry pipeline

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

Coal slurry pipeline

hearings before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-seventh Congress, second session, on S.3044, a bill to amend the Interstate Commerce Act to grant to any carrier of coal by pipeline, subject to any of the provisions of pt. 1 of the act, the right of eminent domain, and for other purposes

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal -- Pipelines -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Coal slurry -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Eminent domain -- United States,
  • Interstate commerce -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held April 18, May 1, 2, 3, 4, and 21, 1962

    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15265233M

      The Ohio Valley Coal Company has spent more than $6 million to build a new pipeline and will pay more than $1 million in fines for two coal slurry . Coal, a primary energy source, is presently fueling the fires of debate in Virginia. The controversy has arisen over a plan developed by private investors to construct a coal slurry pipeline. The pipeline, as proposed, would transport between five and twenty-five million tons of coal annually from southwest Virginia to the Tidewater area. The coal would be pulverized and combined in a fifty.


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Coal slurry pipeline by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preparation. To transform the coal ash into a slurry, coal is separated from non-combustable components and can be fractionated by particle size as slurry can be transferred by pipeline or with specialized pumps such as a progressive cavity pump to pump the highly abrasive, corrosive and viscous coal slurry.

More than 7 billion tons Coal slurry pipeline book coal are mined per year (), using. The Black Mesa Pipeline is a mile ( km) long, inch ( mm) coal/water slurry pipeline, originating on the Black Mesa in the Northeastern part of Arizona, USA.

The system delivers coal from the Peabody Coal Company`s Black Mesa open pit mine to the Mohave Generating Station which is a mw steam powered electric generating plant.

Slurry pipelines use a slurry of water and pulverized coal. The ratio of coal to water is about 1 to 1 by weight. Coal log pipelines use coal that has been compressed into logs with a diameter 5 to 10% less than the diameter of the pipeline and a length about twice the diameter of the pipeline.

The ratio of coal to water is about 3 or 4 to 1. Coal Slurry Pipelines. The very first application for Red Valve Pinch Valves was on the world's first coal slurry pipeline. Today, more than 50 years later, coal handling remains a popular application for many Red Valve Pinch Valve products.

Crushed coal can be transferred by pipeline when water is added, creating a coal slurry. To the Editor: Your Coal slurry pipeline book editorial supporting coal slurry pipeline legislation neglected a very important point - the negative impact of slurry pipeline construction on electric utility ratepayers.

HOUSTON, June 26—The proponents of coal slurry pipelines, bouyed by endorsements from the. Carter Administration, appear to be winning their. The steel pipeline had an inside diameter of inches, and was designed to carry tons of coal per hour.

The project cost was estimated in as around $10, Pitt-Consol was the largest coal company in the U.S. On 20 Febthere was a preliminary test on the coal slurry pipeline. @article{osti_, title = {Economics of long-distance coal-slurry-pipeline methodology}, author = {Cucek, E M and Snoek, P E}, abstractNote = {Coal is the most abundant source of fossil energy in many countries including the United States.

Reserve estimates vary widely, but the known reserves in the United States could meet our foreseeable energy demand for hundreds of years. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the Coal slurry pipeline book.

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sion through the pipeline, and 3) dewatering the coal for use as a boiler fuel, for storage, or for transloading to another mode of transpor-tation. These steps are diagramed in figure 2, and some characteristics of selected coal and other mineral slurry pipeline systems are presented in table 1.

Slurry Preparation Coal is assembled from a mine. Excludes quantities of fuels transformed into another energy form (which should be reported under the transformation sector) or used in support of the operation of oil, gas and coal slurry pipelines (which should be reported in the transport sector).: Ne sont pas prises en compte les quantités de combustibles transformées en une autre forme d'énergie (qui doivent être notifiées dans le.

But a 1, mile pipeline wouldn't be cheap - in the range of $ billion to $2 billion, perhaps 30 percent more expensive than a coal slurry pipeline because it is more complicated. Get this from a library. Coal slurry pipelines: hearings before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on coal slurry pipelines, May 5 [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Increased coal consumption will involve an increase in activity of each component with consequent environmental impacts.

Coal transportation is executed by rail, truck, water, and slurry pipeline or conveyer belt The transport of coal in all its forms necessarily involves fugitive dusts, even though precautionary measures are increasingly taken.

Detecting Leaks Along a Coal Slurry Pipeline. Challenge. Coal slurry is the dirty water used to wash coal during mining. After the washing process is complete, the slurry is pumped to a slurry retention pond.

To keep the slurry out of streams and local water supplies, the retention ponds are usually created within valleys between hills. While. Coal Distributors Corporation (CDCCorp) is considering adding one coal slurry pipeline between their main facility and a location M.

The length of the line is km. The cost of placing a pipeline varies by size: Gathering line: $, per km (throughput: 1/s-liter per second) A third optional of CDCCorp is to lease and operate trucks.

During the coal boom of the s, slurry pipelines were proposed as an alternative to rail transport. Coal would be crushed, then mixed with water to create a slurry and sent via pipeline to its destination, where the mixture was dried, then burned. When in the pipeline, the slurry moved along at a leisurely four miles an hour.

Another coal slurry pipeline (no longer operational) runs from Cadiz, Ohio, to Cleveland, Ohio, and is owned by Consolidation Coal Company. This pipeline moved million tons of coal per year from to By the yearif planned coal slurry pipelines in. Coal–water slurry fuels.

The abbreviation for coal–water slurry fuels should be CWSF, but either CWF or CWS is used, with the distinction that CWF is, indeed, a fuel for combustion. CWS may be a fuel, or it may be a slurry prepared for coal transportation in a pipeline, in which case usually with a.

ETSI coal slurry pipeline proposal: a report on public involvement in identification of the issues by Energy Transportation System, Inc; United States. Bureau of Land Management.

Special Projects Team. Coal slurry consists of solid and liquid waste and is a by-product of the coal mining and preparation processes.

It is a fine coal refuse and water. Mining generates enormous amounts of solid waste in the form of rocks and dirt. This refuse is used to dam the opening of a hollow between adjacent mountains.

After the dam is built, the void behind it is typically filled with millions of gallons. Long-distance slurry pipelines (mineral concentrates, mineral ores, coal, industrial minerals) Conventional and high-density tailings transport; Oil, gas and products pipelines; Ethanol and alternative fuels pipelines; Water and waste water pipelines.

For more information contact one. proposed coal slurry pipeline legislation, and we hope it will contribute to resolving larger questions of transportation policy, water resource allocation,and social costs and benefits of energy Enclosure /1/ Foreword This assessment analyzes the costs and potential economic.

PREDICTION OF COAL SLURRY PIPELINE CONVEYING GRADE Previous studies mainly focus on grinding theory for iron concentrate (Huang et al.,He et al.,Yang et al., ), and research work has been done by using grinding theory for degradation of solid while coal slurry is conveyed in a pipeline.

says a coal slurry pipeline of 25 mty capacity could cause a temporary drop in railroad-hauled coal if the pipeline were on line bybut "positive coal traffic gains would still be made by the railroads by "16 Thus, "positive employment impacts"17 would occur after for both the railroad and the coal slurry pipeline.

The present study is conducted to investigate the flow characteristics of coal–water slurry having high solid concentrations in slurry pipeline using commercial computational fluid dynamics. An Euler–Lagrange multiphase approach is used to simulate the flow of coal–water slurry in 50,and mm diameter straight pipelines.

Existing and Planned Coal Slurry Pipelines in the United States 4 3. Comparison of Alternate Modes of Coal Energy Transmission, for Mile Transport Distance 9 4.

Coal Slurry Pipeline Transportation Costs 12 5. Inflation on Coal Transport Costs 13 6. Flow Diagram of a long-Distance Coal Slurry. The effects of coal slurry pipelines on water tables are known, and in all-white communities where such pipelines have been proposed, citizens have had enough political voice to defeat them.

The larger truth about the Black Mesa pipeline must include the fact that it was built in part as an experiment–to test and improve technology primarily.

Every Congress since has seen the introduction of bills to grant eminent domain to coal slurry pipelines - a right seen as necessary if railroads are not to block the pipelines.

EPB1 EPA EPA EPB1 EP B1 EP B1 EP B1 EP A EP A EP A EP A EP A EP. Coal Distributors Corporation (CDCCorp) is considering adding one coal slurry pipeline between their main facility and a location M.

The length of the line is km. The cost of placing a pipeline varies by size: Gathering line: $, per km (throughput: l/s-liter per second) A third optional of CDCCorp is to lease and operate trucks at. BRITISH COLUMBIA – FORTUNE MINERALS has been studying the use of a slurry pipeline to move clean coal from the Mount Klappan anthracite mine to the ports of Stewart and Prince Rupert, B.C.

And it looks to be a cost-effective alternative to truck or rail haulage. As projects director for Slurry Systems (–), Norman was responsible for definitive design, slurry testing, preliminary engineering, economic feasibility, definitive design, detailed engineering, startup and commissioning of long distance slurry pipeline systems to transport coal, limestone, lead, zinc, copper concentrates and fly ash, both internationally and in Australia.

Transportation of solid materials by pipeline is, of course, not a new development. In the 's a mile pipeline was constructed from Cadiz, Ohio to Cleveland transporting approximately one million tons per year of coal to a public utility plant.

This line was discontinued in the 60's havi. Solid-liquid Flow Slurry Pipeline Transportation Volume 1, Issue 4 of Bulk materials handling Series on bulk materials handling, ISSN Authors: Edward J. Wasp, John P. Kenny, Ramesh L. Gandhi: Publisher: Trans Tech Publications, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: 7 Dec ISBN:SLURRY SERVICE.

An application involving a flow medium consisting of small solid particles suspended in a liquid. Coal slurry, consisting of about equal parts of coal and water, is transported by pipeline from coal mines to power plants where the coal is de—watered and burned. A specially modified Grove B-5 ball valve is offered for this service.

The debate over moving coal through slurry pipelines began almost 10 years ago. The proposals have been fought tenaciously by Western railroads, who now move the bulk of the coal from the huge new.

Slurry pipelines are conventionally designed to operate without a deposit on the pipeline invert – i.e. the minimum operating velocity is greater than the deposition velocity.

Largely this approach has been adopted due to concerns regarding potential blockage of a pipeline operating with a deposit.

A typical slurry pipeline design duty envelope is shown in [ ]. For several years Congress has debated the merits of giving coal slurry pipeline developers federal eminent domain power to acquire the right-of-way needed to construct their pipelines.

Several proposed pipeline systems, coupled with federal and state legislation proposals to allow eminent domain power for land acquisition, have generated considerable public ing to industry.

The current debate centers largely on pipelines built to transport natural gas, but fifty-six years ago, a similar battle was fought in the state over coal slurry pipelines. The technology for these overland transport systems was developed in the earlys.

Influence of coal slurry particle composition on pipeline hydraulic transportation behavior Zhao Li-an1, Cai Ronghuan1, Wang Tieli2 1 Department of Mining Engineering, Mining institute, Liaoning Technical University, FuxinChina 2 Department of Pipeline Coal Transporting, Wuhan Design and Research Institute of China Coal Technology.Book.

Apr ; Baha Abulnaga Feasibility Study for A Slurry Pipeline and Tailings Disposal SystemAppendix A: Specific Gravity and Hardness of MineralsAppendix B: Units of MeasurementIndex.That slurry flowed down an 18 inch pipeline, miles across the desert to the Mojave Power Plant.

It's the only coal slurry pipeline in the country. Paul Pertuit is Black Mesa Pipeline's.