Hydrogeotechnical Considerations for the Disposal of Oil Shale Solid Waste Material

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by Victor R. Hasfurther, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, United States,
John P. Turner, Univ of Wyoming, Laramie, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation and Drainage: Saving a Threatened Resource—In Search of Solutions

Abstract: Laboratory tests and five large scale lysimeters (7.3×3.0×3.0 m deep) have been constructed to collect information and data on hydrogeotechnical factors which affect an oil shale solid waste disposal embankment. Results from laboratory tests and the lysimeters are given to help assess the physical and constitutive properties of the processed oil shale for proper disposal and reclamation of the oil shale solid waste material.

Subject Headings: Oils | Shale | Solid wastes | Waste disposal | Solid mechanics | Materials processing | Measuring instruments |

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