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Environmental Impact Of Coal Mining In Nigeria

Impact of Coal Mining on the Environment inMainganga Community of Akko Local Government Gombe State Nigeria By Maina Benjamin Kachalla Aliyuda Comfort C Amin Dawa Gombe StateUniversity AbstractThe discovery of coal in Maiganga village has attracted the location of coal mining

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  • Impact Of Coal Mining On The Environment In

    Impact Of Coal Mining On The Environment In

    Impact of Coal Mining on the Environment inMainganga Community of Akko Local Government Gombe State Nigeria By Maina Benjamin Kachalla Aliyuda Comfort C Amin Dawa Gombe StateUniversity AbstractThe discovery of coal in Maiganga village has attracted the location of coal mining

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  • The Environmental Implications Of The Exploration And

    The Environmental Implications Of The Exploration And

    412 Environmental implication of coal mining Mining of coal generates waste rock WRs that are major potential sources of Acid mine drainage AMD discharges carrying high loads of sulphide oxidation products and associated metals AMD usually contains toxic heavy metals and it is a critical environmental pollution problem in mines

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  • Enviromental Impact Of Coal Mining In Nigeria

    Enviromental Impact Of Coal Mining In Nigeria

    Enviromental impact of coal mining in nigeria Products As a leading global manufacturer of crushing grinding and mining equipments we offer advanced reasonable solutions for any sizereduction requirements including Enviromental impact of coal mining in nigeria quarry aggregate and different kinds of minerals

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  • Coal Mining In Enugu District NigeriaEJAtlas

    Coal Mining In Enugu District NigeriaEJAtlas

    Coal mining in Enugu district Nigeria In the south eastern part of the country exploration of the mineral began proper in present day Enugu State in 1909 with production at the mines in Onyeama Ogbete Iva Valley and Okpara climbing from 25 511 tons in 1916 to an estimated 583422 tons before a decline set in during the Nigerian Civil War which

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  • COAL MINE FOR ZUMA COALFIRED POWER PLANT

    COAL MINE FOR ZUMA COALFIRED POWER PLANT

    This report is a nontechnical summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ESIA for the mining of coal at the Okobo Mine that will supply coal to the Zuma CoalFired Power Plant ZCFPP in Nigeria It describes the potential impacts the mining may have on the physical and biological

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  • HISTORY The History Of Coal In NigeriaHeinrich Böll

    HISTORY The History Of Coal In NigeriaHeinrich Böll

    Dec 02 2015 · A study by the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology on the effects of mine drainage on water bodies specifically looking at coal mining in Enugu concluded that “the quality of the water is significantly influenced by acidic mine drainage and its impact on human health could be severe” There are currently over 22 redundant coal mines around Nigeria four of which were fully developed

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  • Coal Mining And The EnvironmentWCA

    Coal Mining And The EnvironmentWCA

    Coal mining the environment Coal mining requires large areas of land to be temporarily disturbed Steps are taken in modern mining operations to minimise impacts on all aspects of the environment By carefully preplanning projects implementing pollution control measures monitoring the effects of mining and rehabilitating mined areas

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  • Effects Of Mining On The Environment And Human Health

    Effects Of Mining On The Environment And Human Health

    Aug 22 2018 · The effects of mining coal persists for years after coal is removed Dear Readers please refer to this latest article regarding the serious effects of Acid Mine Drainage on the environment and human lives in South Africa

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  • 12 Environmental Effects Of Coal MiningEnvironment 911

    12 Environmental Effects Of Coal MiningEnvironment 911

    12 Environmental Effects of Coal Mining Coal is a fossil fuel thats burned to generate electricity and heat or liquefied to produce gas and diesel fuel Coal begins as plant matter thats trapped underground for centuries and over time becomes petrified due to lack of exposure to air What results is a useful but highly controversial rock that

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  • What Is The Environmental Impact Of Mining And Burning Coal

    What Is The Environmental Impact Of Mining And Burning Coal

    Environmental Science For Dummies Subsurface coal mining is dangerous Coal is often mined in subsurface mines which may collapse and trap miners And the air in subsurface coal mines leads to black lung disease where coal particles and pollutants fill the lungs and cause inflammation and respiratory illness

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment Of Coal Mining At Enugu

    Environmental Impact Assessment Of Coal Mining At Enugu

    This study determined the views of respondents in Akwuke and Iva mine communities concerning the impact of coal mining activities on animal and plant species pattern of settlement pollution effect and health of people living in these two mined areas in Enugu Nigeria

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF

    ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF

    Communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining and its effects on public health agriculture and the environment In addition the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material

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  • Nigeria MiningMining Africa

    Nigeria MiningMining Africa

    Environmental officials of the government of the Plateau State in Nigeria are concerned with the 1100 columbite and tin mines that were abandoned after the mining boom of the 1960s According to their research these mines are posing a serious risk to millions of people residing in the area

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  • What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry

    What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry

    Environmental Impact Of The Coal Industry On Wildlife Because the coal industry has a negative impact on air water and land it is also detrimental to wildlife The most direct impact to wildlife is caused by removing and redistributing land which changes the unique habitats of the area

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE

    ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE

    Coal mining differs from region to region Turbak et al 1979 Most of the coal mines which were actively developed in Enugu area from the early twentieth century were closed due to economic conditions or exhaustion of the ore resources and became important source of heavy metal contamination to the neighboring environment

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  • Geoenvironmental Impact Of Okpara Coal Mine Enugu

    Geoenvironmental Impact Of Okpara Coal Mine Enugu

    The intension was to investigate the impact of coal mining activities on the geoenvironment The measured pH range of 284– 605 qualifies the water as acidic to moderately acidic and consequently unsuitable for human vegetation aquatic life and wildlife

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF COAL MINING AND COAL UTILIZATION

    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF COAL MINING AND COAL UTILIZATION

    Coal mining and utilization cause a number of harmful effects to both environment and human health The paper discusses the current consumption of coal in Nigeria together with the probable environmental impact as well as the health hazard that could be caused by coal mining coal processing and coal utilization for combustion and power generation

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  • Effects Of Coal Mining On The Biophysical Environment In

    Effects Of Coal Mining On The Biophysical Environment In

    Environmental identities between „old‟ and „new‟ residents and levels of engagement change in one of Australia‟s oldest coal mining towns Helensburgh New South impacts such as dust trucks and coal company sponsorships explains how masculine identities

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  • Enviromental Impact Of Coal Mining In Nigeria

    Enviromental Impact Of Coal Mining In Nigeria

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  • Assessing The Ecological Effects Of Mining In West Africa

    Assessing The Ecological Effects Of Mining In West Africa

    Even at that time when life expectancy was lower no one bothered about the environmental impacts of mining activities in the country’s coal mines Table 1 However between 1965 through 1975 the exploitation of some of the minerals occurring in Nigeria contributed over 12 to the nation’s GDP 16

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  • Environmental And Health Implications Of Coal Mining At

    Environmental And Health Implications Of Coal Mining At

    M Hendryx The Public Health Impacts of Surface Coal Mining The Extractive Industry Society 2 2015 820826 P Hota and B Behera Coal Mining in Odisha An Analysis of Impacts on Agricultural Production and Human Health The Extractive Industry and Society 2 2015 683693

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  • Nigeria MiningMining Africa

    Nigeria MiningMining Africa

    Coal Lignite and Coke Mining in Nigeria Coal was first discovered in 1909 and the industry thrived for some years before the Civil War Prior to the mining industry’s privatisation the Nigerian Coal Corporation held the monopoly on mining processing and selling coal lignite and coke products Despite the war ending in the 1970s the coal industry did not recover

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  • Negative Effects Of Coal MiningThe World Counts

    Negative Effects Of Coal MiningThe World Counts

    The effects of mining coal on the environment The negative effects of coal mining cannot be disputed Destruction of Landscapes and Habitats Strip mining also known as surface mining involves the stripping away of earth and rocks to reach the coal underneath If a mountain happens to be standing in the way of a coal seam within

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF

    ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF

    In Africa because of economic pressures and slower evolution of environmental awareness local communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining and its effects on public health agriculture and the environment In

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  • What Are The Environmental Impacts From MiningDrilling

    What Are The Environmental Impacts From MiningDrilling

    Environmental impacts from fossil fuel pollution are rapidly increasing in regions that have the highest concentrations of fuels There are multiple effects of mining fossil fuels Drilling and mining practices take a substantial toll on local water sources biologic life and natural resources

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  • The Impact Of Coal Mining On The Environment And

    The Impact Of Coal Mining On The Environment And

    Historically coal mining has had a significant impact on the environment and there is substantial evidence of a strong link between environmental pollution from mining activities and the health and wellbeing of humans and ecosystems in the surrounding vicinities

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  • Environmental Effects Of Coal Mining In West Virginia

    Environmental Effects Of Coal Mining In West Virginia

    Apr 26 2018 · Coal mining and mountain top removal is something that has directly impacted many parts of the environment Rocky Hackworth manages a 1600 acre mine that is located south of Charleston West Virginia

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  • Assessing Health Impacts Within Environmental Impact

    Assessing Health Impacts Within Environmental Impact

    Jan 20 2015 · Environmental Impact Assessment EIA is the regulatory process within 190 of 193 member states of the United Nations to prevent and mitigate the potential environmental impacts of industry development projects before these occur

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE

    ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE

    ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF COAL MINING IN AKWUKE AWKANAWNAW ENUGU SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA Coal exploration activities started in Nigeria near Udi in 1909 by the mineral Survey of southern Nigeria The ultimate aim of this study is to investigate the impact of coal mining activity on the environment and suggest

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  • Coal Mining In Eastern Nigeria

    Coal Mining In Eastern Nigeria

    Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu exploitation at a coal mined site in southeastern Nigeria This study therefore is aimed to investigate the impact of mineral exploitation on the environment and to emphasize the importance of sustainable environmental management to enduring socioeconomic development in Nigeria

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