environmental impact of coal mining i nigeria

(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MINING AND

As of 1999, total coal reserves in Nigeria were estimated at about 2.5 billion tonnes in about eight coalfields located at Enugu, Ezimo, Orukpa, Okaba and Ogboyoga. All these are sub-bituminous ...

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Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at

2018-6-9  hazards associated with coal mining at the two mined communities. Furthermore, we investigated the impact of coal mining activities on the pattern of settlement of the local people and the possible benefits of coal mining to Akwuke and Iva communities in Enugu State, Nigeria. Coal mining is the process of extracting coal minerals from under ...

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environmental impact of coal mining i nigeria

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the Niger Delta . Dec 11, 2002 . Nigeria became an independent country in 1960, and soon became an ..

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COAL MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF

2021-6-29  The impact of AMDs from Odagbo, Enugu and Lafia-obi coal mines in Kogi, Enugu and Nasarawa States, Nigeria respectively is reviewed in this section. A list of selected impacted areas in different continents is also presented in (Table 2) 3.1 Odagbo An analysis of drains from Odagbo coal mine was conducted. The levels of lead, nickel, cobalt,

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12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining - Environment 911

One of the most obvious (albeit perhaps least harmful) environmental effects of coal mining is noise pollution. Coal mining is a loud, day- and night-long process that disrupts the lives of those in the surrounding communities, reduces the quality of life and can go on for decades. #11 Loss Of Wildlife. Coal mining requires a large expanse of ...

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(PDF) IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON THE ENVIRONMENT

On going research work with The aim is to assess the level at which coal mining has impacted on the Maiganga environment and community livelihood of

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(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Environment - ResearchGate

2022-5-2  Mining adversely affects the local environment in that it destroys. vegetation, causes extensive soil erosion and alters microbial communitie s. Coal mining also affects. the

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The Environmental Impacts of Coal - Greenpeace

2021-2-15  The Environmental Impacts of Coal A toxic industry Coal is the dirtiest of all fuels. From mining to coal cleaning, from transportation to electricity generation to disposal, coal releases numerous toxic pollutants into the air, water and land. These disrupt ecosystems and endanger human health. Some cause cancer, others damage the nervous

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The environmental implications of the ... - ScienceDirect

2019-2-1  The 1946 Act which included environmental protection in the regulation of mining activities still failed to protect the environment from the negative impacts of mining. The cost of a lack of environmental protection in the Act is evident in the Plateau tin mining fields (Chindo, 2012). 4.1.2. Environmental implication of coal mining

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Distribution and environmental impact of coal-mining ...

About 50 million tonnes/year of waste rock from coal-mining is generated in the limited area of the thickly populated Upper Silesian Coal Basin (USCB) in Poland. There are 380 coal-mining waste dumps, including 76 active dump sites covering over 2,000 ha. About 15-16 million tonnes/year of waste rock is being reused for civil engineering purposes in the same area. This brings about

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

2013-11-13  underground mines in the earth crust. Coal mining is one of the most illegal activities going on in the country. At the same time it totally neglects the role of EIA in its pre-operational, during mining and post operational plans. Here various case studies of coal mining are done and the impact of coal mining to the environment is looked into with

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Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at ...

2017-2-5  Abstract. Coal occurrence, exploitation, Processing, and utilization have strong impact both on human health and the environment. This results from its composition and environment of occurrence. Maiganga Coal occurs in the Gombe sandstone. Result of the petrography analysis of the study area demonstrates high silica content and the presence of ...

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Environmental pollution from coal mining activities ...

1993-3-1  Hydrogeological studies of the Enugu coal mining area were carried out which included hydrogeochemical analyses of water samples. These analyses revealed high sulphate and iron content in the acid mine drainage water as well as high total dissolved solids’ (TDS) and low pH (acidity) values. The water issues from the Ajali Sandstone formation and the underlying

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Environmental Impact of Coal Mining: A Case Study

The study was performed on the Barapukuria coal mining project in northwestern Bangladesh to evaluate the impacts of coal mining on the surrounding environment specifically on soil and water. Coal potentially contributes to the development of economics of a country but coal mining deteriorates the environment by polluting air, water and soil. Besides this, it also impacts on

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Environmental pollution from coal mining activities in the ...

Hydrogeological studies of the Enugu coal mining area were carried out which included hydrogeochemical analyses of water samples. These analyses revealed high sulphate and iron content in the acid mine drainage water as well as high total dissolved solids’ (TDS) and low pH (acidity) values. The water issues from the Ajali Sandstone formation and the underlying

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(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Environment

2022-5-2  Mining adversely affects the local environment in that it destroys. vegetation, causes extensive soil erosion and alters microbial communitie s. Coal mining also affects. the global environment ...

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Coal mining in Enugu district, Nigeria EJAtlas

2021-1-8  Coal generated lots of revenue for Nigeria between the years 1916 and 1970 when it was one of Nigeria’s major revenue earners. In the south eastern part of the country, mining exploration began in present day Enugu

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Environmental Impacts of Coal-Mining and Coal-Fired

Abstract. To represent a comprehensive scenario regarding the coal mining and coal-fired power plant activities in a developing country (Bangladesh) and to understand the total environmental impacts, potential coal resources of Bangladesh, environmental geochemistry and dispersion of pollutants, eco-toxicological impacts, human health risks as well as socioeconomic impacts

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Environmental impact of coal mining and coal seam gas ...

The extraction of coal and coal seam gas (CSG) will generate produced water that, if not adequately treated, will pollute surface and groundwater systems. In Australia, the discharge of produced water from coal mining and related activities is regulated by the state environment agency through a poll

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Environmental and socio-economic impacts of coal mining ...

2022-1-21  4 Conclusion. Mining has a tremendous impact on the economic, social, and environmental fabric of the surrounding area. Mining activities contribute to economic development in the area, but they also degrade the land, causing ecological and socio-economic issues. Mining harms the ecology as a whole.

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(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on the environment in ...

The study recommends Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and land reclamations by the mining industry in order to minimise the effect of coal mining on the environment. Furthermore the living condition of the affected communities needed to be given outmost priority to avoid hostile confrontation from the community as occurred in the past.

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

2013-11-13  underground mines in the earth crust. Coal mining is one of the most illegal activities going on in the country. At the same time it totally neglects the role of EIA in its pre-operational, during mining and post operational plans. Here various case studies of coal mining are done and the impact of coal mining to the environment is looked into with

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Environmental impact of coal mining on water regime And ...

Being the primary source o energy coal has become essen- tial to meet the energy demand of a country. It is excavated by both opencast and underground mining methods and affects the environment, especially water resources, by discharging huge amounts of mine water.

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Environmental pollution from coal mining activities in the ...

Hydrogeological studies of the Enugu coal mining area were carried out which included hydrogeochemical analyses of water samples. These analyses revealed high sulphate and iron content in the acid mine drainage water as well as high total dissolved solids’ (TDS) and low pH (acidity) values. The water issues from the Ajali Sandstone formation and the underlying

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Coal Mining and the Environmental Impact of Acid Mine ...

2021-6-30  Coal mining from old and active sites remains a source of an environmental problem described as acid mine drainage (AMD). AMD is produced when sulfide present in waste rocks or tailings in coal mines reacts with air and water in a microbes facilitated oxidation to form solutions with high acidity. The acids formed by these chemical and ...

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Environmental impacts of coal mining and coal

2017-12-19  Mining activities also give rise to the visual effects on the environment surrounding the mine including the release of methane into the atmosphere, the release of contaminated water and the generation of solid waste products. Fig. 6 schematically presents the environmental impacts caused by coal mining and coal utilisation processes [[9].

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Environmental Impacts of Coal-Mining and Coal-Fired

Abstract. To represent a comprehensive scenario regarding the coal mining and coal-fired power plant activities in a developing country (Bangladesh) and to understand the total environmental impacts, potential coal resources of Bangladesh, environmental geochemistry and dispersion of pollutants, eco-toxicological impacts, human health risks as well as socioeconomic impacts

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Environmental impact of coal mining and coal seam gas ...

The extraction of coal and coal seam gas (CSG) will generate produced water that, if not adequately treated, will pollute surface and groundwater systems. In Australia, the discharge of produced water from coal mining and related activities is regulated by the state environment agency through a poll

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Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study of Coal

2017-8-24  Coal mining having adverse impacts on land, air, water, biodiversity, loss of livelihoods etc. due to displacement and ... “Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining”, International Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, pub- Research India Publications. ISSN 2231-1319, Vol- 4, No.-3, PP. 245-250. [6] Environmental Impact ...

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The environmental implications of the ... - ScienceDirect

2019-2-1  The 1946 Act which included environmental protection in the regulation of mining activities still failed to protect the environment from the negative impacts of mining. The cost of a lack of environmental protection in the Act is evident in the Plateau tin mining fields (Chindo, 2012). 4.1.2. Environmental implication of coal mining

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