NT3673 : Using fly ash

taken 12 years ago, near to Wallyford, East Lothian, Great Britain

Using fly ash
Using fly ash
Ash from coal fired power stations was a waste product to be dumped. A new area of land was made near Musselburgh through dumping ash, some of which is now a nature reserve. Now ash is no longer waste. It is used in a variety of industries like agriculture, carpet making and road building. Here ash from Cockenzie power station is being carried away after being dug from a lagoon. Sprinklers keep the ash moist until its carried away.
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NT3673, 44 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Friday, 5 August, 2005
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Power Station > Power station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 363 735 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.0175N 3:1.2971W
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