Suitability Evaluation of Ash-And-Slag Waste from Coal Power Plants as Soil Components


The chemical and fractional composition of ash-and-slag waste and fly ash materials of three large combined heat and power plants in Central Russia was compared in this study to assess their influence on the germination of oats as an indicator of the phytotoxic effect of these materials as soil components. It was found that these materials have an acceptable chemical composition from the viewpoint of their release into the environment, but there are factors such as fractional composition that significantly affect the growth and the development of plants when using these materials as soil components during soil reclamation.

Keywords: Ash-And-Slag waste, coal fly ash, Chemical and fractional composition

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