Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

to fossil fuels, coal, and metal mining (Matthews et al., 2000:107). The amount of waste ... The main impact of mining and oil development on these ecosystems is the alteration of the water regime, especially lowering of the water table and depletion of ... Global Biodiversity Assessment; World Resources Institute, World Resources Report 2000-2001

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. University of Cape Town.

Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

The Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs reflects many years of experience evaluating the environmental impact assessments (EIAs) for proposed mining projects around the world. The Guidebook was produced by a team of experts at the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW), in collaboration with an international review committee.

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Assessment Report for ...

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Assessment Report for the Washpool Coal Mine Project: 2 2 Project details Washpool Coal Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aquila Resources Limited, is the proponent for the Washpool Coal Mine project. The project would involve the development of an open cut pit, mining up to 7.2

Managing the cumulative impacts of coal mining on regional ...

Managing the cumulative impacts of coal mining in Australia Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal December 2010 301 The Australian coal industry Australia is the world s largest exporter of black coal and the fourth largest producer. Black coal is mined for both metallurgical and energy production purposes.

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

Metal content limits were based on the impact points assigned by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, USA. For environmental and health impact assessment, the approach used in this study can be applied as a model to provide a basis to assess the anthropogenic contribution from the industrial and mining activities on the ...

Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at ...

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 some elements in the mine.

Environmental impact assessment of mining projects 17.03.09

Jan 19, 2012· Environmental impact assessment of mining projects 17.03.09 1. Proceedings of International Conference on TREIA-2008 at Nagpur, Nov.23-25, 2008 Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining Projects Dr. Gurdeep Singh*1.0 Screening Mining projects fall under Schedule-I of EIA Notification 1994 and are required to obtainenvironmental clearance from Ministry of …

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

Toxicology indices of metals present in industrial discharges were used as an additional tool to assess water quality, and the newly proposed environmental water quality index (EWQI) lead to better trend in the impact of coal and coal seam gas mining activities on surface water quality when compared to the upstream reference water samples.

Economic Analysis for Proposed Effluent Guidelines Coal ...

Coal Mining Industry: Remining and Western Alkaline Subcategories. Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment ... This Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment (hereafter referred to as the EA) presents an analysis of costs, benefits, economic impacts and environmental impacts attributed to …

(PDF) Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Mining ...

Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. It is important to conduct suitable assessment studies to learn the potential adverse impact of mining on flora and fauna.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN …

entitled assessment of the impact of mining and mineral processing on the ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH IN AFRICA was proposed to the International Geological Correlation Programme (IGCP) Board in 2010, and approved by the Board in 2011.

Coal | Land Quality

Coal. The LQD regulates the permitting of coal production in the state. The LQD's regulations include issuing a variety of permits for coal mining activities, preparing cumulative hydrologic impact assessments (CHIA), and issuing annual reports on coal mining sites around the state.

IMPACT ASSESSMENTS FOR A COAL MINING PROJECT IN …

As part of the Tanzania legal fulfilment (EMA, 2004) the Environmental and Social impact Assessment (ESIA) was conducted in 2014. This study presents key findings that may affect climate change. Results and Discussion . The proposed coal mining project willlead to influx of …

Impact assessment of coal mining on river water and ...

Dec 28, 2018· Abstract. Impact assessment of coal mining of Gare IV/6 Coal Block (GCB) on river water (Kelo River) and groundwater and the interaction between them were studied through hydrological studies like water-level monitoring, short and long-term river flow measurements, isotopic characteristics, and groundwater flow modeling.

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu ...

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE PAPER Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria Princewill C. Ogbonnaa*, Emmanuel C. Nzegbulea and Paschal E. Okorieb aDepartment of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria; bDepartment of Forestry and Environmental Management, …

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF COAL MINING …

Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Mining Activity in Enugu Metropolis, Enugu State, Nigeria Awalla, C.O.C Department of Geology and Mining Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences Enugu state University of Science and technology, Agbani Enugu State, Nigeria Phone no: 08037433314.

Human rights impact assessment of mining and ...

Human rights impact assessment of mining and transportation of coal from Tavan Tolgoi. 14 May 2019. This report presents the findings of "Human rights impact assessment of mining and transportation from Tavan Tolgoi" that was carried out by Mongolian Institute for Innovative Policies (MIfIP) and commissioned by the National Human Rights ...

Planning applications: Coal Mining Risk Assessments - GOV.UK

Sep 17, 2014· Content of a Coal Mining Risk Assessment. In order to assist in the preparation of these reports we have set out below a brief outline of what an appropriate Coal Mining Risk Assessment …

The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining ...

EIA Environmental Impact Assessment EMP Environmental Management Programmes EMPR Environmental Management Programme Report ... Coal mining played a supportive role as provider of energy to the growing gold mining industry and indeed, many collieries were historically and are today owned by gold mining companies. To these coal mine owners it was ...

Including health impacts in environmental impact ...

The ways in which health is considered within EIA is unclear. This research investigated 'How and to what extent are health, well-being and equity issues considered in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) of major coal mining projects in New South Wales, Australia'.

Environmental cumulative effects of coal underground mining

3. Environmental cumulative effects of coal underground mining Unlike open mining, underground mining extracting coal resources through the wells, usually leads to land subsidence, water resources destruction, soil erosion, air pollution and biodiversity decrease.

Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining 249 communities, A plan to protect the health and safety of the surrounding habitat and A plan to eliminate/contain all possible sources of pollution post-mining.

Environmental Assessment Report

Environmental Assessment Report Summary Environmental Impact Assessment Project Number: 39933 August 2006 Bangladesh: Phulbari Coal Project Prepared by Asia Energy Corporation (Bangladesh) Pty Ltd for the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The summary environmental impact assessment is a document of the borrower. The views expressed

Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products.In addition to atmospheric pollution, coal burning produces hundreds of millions of tons of solid waste products annually, including fly ash, bottom ash, and flue-gas desulfurization sludge, that contain ...

Assessing the environmental impacts of coal mining using ...

experts from different fields have been utilized to determine the impact of various coal mining activities on the local environment of Jharia. After that impact assessment has been carried out using a multi-criteria decision making technique, namely analytical hierarchy process (AHP). AHP has been chosen for impact assessment as

(PDF) Environmental and social impacts of mining and their ...

Environmental and social impacts of mining and their mitigation ... the environmental and social impacts . ... particularly opencast coal mining,directly or indirectly contribute to the problem of ...

Environmental Impact Assessment Report for Hwange Coal ...

Many communities in developed countries have struggled against the impacts of coal mining. This Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report will comprehensively detail the natural and sociocultural impacts associated with the mining and use of coal in Hwange and issues contributing to micro-climate change in and around the area.