Environmental Impact Of Coal Mining I Nigeria

(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MINING AND

This paper therefore, reports the environmental impact assessment of both mining and utilization operations of the low-ash coal from eight fields in Nigeria. Discover the world's research 20 ...

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The Impacts of Energy Extraction on the Environment in ...

2014-2-4  important as a fuel because it burns slowly and provides a lot of heat. The coal reserves in Nigeria are estimated to be in excess of 2.5 billion tones [8]. Coal deposits are found in the southern states of Anambra, Cross River, Edo, Enugu, Imo and Ondo. The Nigerian government monopoly on the mining of coal is among the reasons for the

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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 carbonaceous Mamu

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Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal

2021-10-21  Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal Mining in the Upper Olifants River Catchment as a Function of Age and Scale PHILIP HOBBS, SUZAN H. H. OELOFSE JEANETTE RASCHER CSIR Natural Resources the Environment, Pretoria, South Africa ABSTRACT Effective water resource governance in a water scarce environment such as South

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The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

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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Nigeria Mining - Mining Africa

2021-1-4  Mining regulations drastically changed and productivity declined. In the late 1990s the government started selling government-owned mining companies to private investors. Coal, Lignite and Coke Mining in Nigeria. Coal was first discovered in 1909 and

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  on the environment and human health in Africa have increased significantly during the last decade. However, these studies tended to be concentrated on the effects of mining and mineral processing at national levels and in specific mining districts without taking into account the overall impact on larger hydrological and

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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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Environmental issues from coal mining and their solutions ...

2010-3-1  Environmental issues arise at every stage of the proc- ess. This paper will discuss environmental issues due to coal mining. In fact, environmental problems from coal mining have been studied since coal mining be- came industrialized. Nevertheless, environmental issues from coal mining have become important con- cerns only since the 1970’s.

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

Environmental impact of coal mining and coal seam gas production on surface water quality in the Sydney basin, Australia Environ Monit Assess. 2017 Aug;189(8):408. doi: 10.1007/s10661-017-6110-4. Epub 2017 Jul 21. Authors A Ali 1 ...

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[PDF] A Comparative Study of Environmental Impact of

This research carried out a comparative study of the impact of acid mine drainage from the abandoned Enugu coal mines, southeastern Nigeria. Surface water samples were collected from Onyeama, Ribadu, Okpara coal mines and Ekulu River draining the Onyeama coal mine. A total of twelve water samples were collected across the Enugu coal mines: four surface water samples from Onyeama coal mine ...

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Microbiome of highly polluted coal mine drainage from ...

2021-9-1  Furthermore, the autochthonous microorganisms offer a potential means to remediate such contamination. The drains from Onyeama coal mine in Nigeria contained characteristic sulphates (313.0 ± 15 ...

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-11-13  1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 ... the total contribution of the Mining sector (i.e., coal mining, metal ores and quarrying and other minerals) to the 2015 GDP is about 0.15%. ... and has impacts the bankability of mining projects. To address this challenge, the Nigerian Geological ...

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Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal

2021-10-21  Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal Mining in the Upper Olifants River Catchment as a Function of Age and Scale PHILIP HOBBS, SUZAN H. H. OELOFSE JEANETTE RASCHER CSIR Natural Resources the Environment, Pretoria, South Africa ABSTRACT Effective water resource governance in a water scarce environment such as South

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Nigeria Mining - Mining Africa

2021-1-4  Mining regulations drastically changed and productivity declined. In the late 1990s the government started selling government-owned mining companies to private investors. Coal, Lignite and Coke Mining in Nigeria. Coal was first discovered in 1909 and

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Impact of Past Mining Activities on Water Resources

[4] Igwe, O., Adepehin, E. I., Iwuanyanwu, C. Environmental effects of the mining of lead-zinc minerals in Enyigba and its suburbs, southern Benue Trough, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Education, Heath and Technology Research, 2012, 3(2): 30-44. [5] Nnabo, P. N. Environmental impacts of lead/zinc mining in Enyigba area, SE of Abakaliki, SE Nigeria.

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Conflict implications of coal mining and environmental ...

Impact of coal mining on water quality of three artificial lakes in Morozini River Basin (Treviso, Santa Catarina State, Brazil). Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia, 23 (3), pp. 271–281. Munnik, V., G. Hochmann, M. Hlabane and S. Law 2010. The social and

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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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Environmental issues from coal mining and their solutions ...

2010-3-1  Environmental issues arise at every stage of the proc- ess. This paper will discuss environmental issues due to coal mining. In fact, environmental problems from coal mining have been studied since coal mining be- came industrialized. Nevertheless, environmental issues from coal mining have become important con- cerns only since the 1970’s.

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

Environmental impact of coal mining and coal seam gas production on surface water quality in the Sydney basin, Australia Environ Monit Assess. 2017 Aug;189(8):408. doi: 10.1007/s10661-017-6110-4. Epub 2017 Jul 21. Authors A Ali 1 ...

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[PDF] A Comparative Study of Environmental Impact of

This research carried out a comparative study of the impact of acid mine drainage from the abandoned Enugu coal mines, southeastern Nigeria. Surface water samples were collected from Onyeama, Ribadu, Okpara coal mines and Ekulu River draining the Onyeama coal mine. A total of twelve water samples were collected across the Enugu coal mines: four surface water samples from Onyeama coal mine ...

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NIGERIA’S COUNTRY REPORT ON COAL MINE METHANE

2006-5-25  In Nigerian coal is mainly used for the generation of electricity that the country needs. The coal mines are predominantly safe with minimal pollution concerns. As a way to discourage community agitation, environmental impact assessment is usually carried out before coal extraction is done. 2.0 NIGERIAN COAL MINE INDUSTRY

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Nigerian Mining Sector Brief 1 Nigerian Mining Sector

2021-11-13  1erview of the Nigerian Mining Sector Ov 05 2 Mineral Endowment 08. 2.1 Coal 08 2.2umen Bit 09 ... the total contribution of the Mining sector (i.e., coal mining, metal ores and quarrying and other minerals) to the 2015 GDP is about 0.15%. ... and has impacts the bankability of mining projects. To address this challenge, the Nigerian Geological ...

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Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal

2021-10-21  Management of Environmental Impacts from Coal Mining in the Upper Olifants River Catchment as a Function of Age and Scale PHILIP HOBBS, SUZAN H. H. OELOFSE JEANETTE RASCHER CSIR Natural Resources the Environment, Pretoria, South Africa ABSTRACT Effective water resource governance in a water scarce environment such as South

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Coal Mining Effects on the Environment

Here are some of the negative effects of coal mining and the burning of coal: Deforestation is required to clear areas of land and mountains to prepare them for mining. Coal mining releases toxic materials into the soil and water. Bad mining can start coal fires which can burn for decades – releasing “fly ash” and smoke filled with ...

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Environmental issues from coal mining and their solutions ...

2010-3-1  Environmental issues arise at every stage of the proc- ess. This paper will discuss environmental issues due to coal mining. In fact, environmental problems from coal mining have been studied since coal mining be- came industrialized. Nevertheless, environmental issues from coal mining have become important con- cerns only since the 1970’s.

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Mining operations have a environmental responsibility to ...

2021-10-1  Mining operations have a environmental responsibility to communities. As the world looks to mitigate and adapt to the impact of climate change, and keep rising global temperature to below two degrees Celsius 2°C by 2100, collective responsibility and action from governments, companies and communities is the key to achieving this goal.

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Grootegeluk Coal Mine Environmental Impact

2018-1-20  Grootegeluk Coal Mine Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Programme (EIA/EMP) Report EXX2678 Digby Wells Environmental iii Relevant tree removal/relocation permits will be made in terms of the National Forest Act no 107 of 1998 and Limpopo Environmental Management Act, No.7 of 2003 (LEMA) where applicable.

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Coal beneficiation: Agreement benefits economy and

2021-8-2  Coal beneficiation: Agreement benefits economy and environment. Acrux Sorting Coal (ASC) has signed a coal beneficiation agreement with two wholly owned subsidiaries of Wescoal, whereby ASC will deploy advanced sensor-based sorting technology to upgrade lower-grade coal from the mines. Under the agreement, ASC will provide a fully funded ...

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Assessment of Impacts of Coal Mining in the Region of ...

Coal and coal seam gas mining have impacts on the water and sediment quality in the proximity of the mining areas, increasing the concentrations of heavy metals downstream of the mine discharge points. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of coal mining on the environment in the Sydn

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