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Last Modified

February 1, 2002

Description

Many forestry facilities in Alberta use bark, sawdust and yard waste, commonly referred to as "hogfuel," to generate steam, electricity and heat for plant operations. There are also several facilities that use hogfuel as an energy source to generate electricity. More than 180,000 tonnes of energy...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1996

Description

Lime is applied to acid soils to neutralize excess acidity that causes reduced crop yields. The application of lime does not improve saline or solonetzic soil conditions. There are over 1 million acres of strongly acid and 4.5 million acres of moderately acid soils farmed in Alberta. While many...


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Last Modified

April 25, 1990

Description

In late July 1988, Halfmoon Lake was treated with two forms of lime. This treatment was intended to suppress both algal biomass and total phosphorus concentration. This report evaluated changes in water and sediment chemistry which accompanied the 1988 and 1989 lime treatments.


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Last Modified

December 22, 1989

Description

In July 1988, Halfmoon Lake (Strathcona County) was treated with two forms of lime in an attempt to lower algal biomass and phosphorus concentrations. 58 tonne of CaCO3 and 49 Tonne of Ca (OH2) were added to the lake over a five-day period.