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Coal mining and its impact - JournalsOfIndia

 · The 1965 Dhanbad coal mine disaster occurred on May 28, 1965, in a coal mine near Dhanbad, a town in India. On the fateful day, there was an explosion in Dhori colliery near Dhanbad, which led to fire in the mines. The fire killed 268 miners. Dhori colliery is …

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MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS …

 · COAL MINING IN INDIA * Dr. Gurdeep Singh Abstract Coal is the only natural resource and fossil fuel available in abundance in India. The major environmental challenges encountering the coal industry are impacts of mine fires, dust suppression and control particularly haul road dust consolidation, treatment of mine waters

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(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Environment - …

Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. On the unstable earth, the un-resting mankind constantly uses a variety of resources for daily lives.

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Environmental Concerns of Coal Mining in India …

 · India's coal imports were 199.88 million metric tons in 2015-16. The key players in Indian coal sector are: Coal India Limited (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd. These two have the overwhelming control over commercial mining. CIL's monopoly over commercial mining is a major reason for India not being able tap the full potential of its ...

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[PDF] Impacts of Coal mining: a Review of Methods and ...

 · This review presents a systematic synthesis of the various methods and measures that have been used to investigate the effects of coal mining in India. A total of 87 peer-reviewed articles were collected for each year from 1970 to 2014 using a keyword based search. The articles compiled were analyzed and categorized according to the parameters addressed and …

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Environmental Consequences of a Burning Coal Mine : A …

 · consequences of coal mining in India and in particular Jharia coal-field (JCF). ii. A systematic study on environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is carried out to assess the effects (both positive and negative) of coal mining on the environment. iii. Sustainable mining approach achieved by developing

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Informal coal mining in Eastern India: Evidence from the ...

 · 3 The Indian coal mining industry was nationalized in several phases since 1971–72 in the public interest using the Coal Mines (Nationalization) Act, 1973 which is now the piece of legislation determining the eligibility of coal mining in India. 4 The zamindars were local landlords of Bengal. The colonial British

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(PDF) MINING AND ITS IMPACTS ON …

 · Evolution of Environment in Mining Industry in India. ENVIS Monograph No. 11, June 2003, ISSN 0972-4656 Minenvis Monograph, CME, …

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Mining India's troubled history of coal and politics ...

 · India's semi-planned economy led the prime minister Indira Gandhi to nationalize its coal industry in stages between 1971 and 1973, giving state-owned Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries a monopoly on coal mining until 1993 when the Nationalization Act was amended to allow private companies to undertake coalmining for their own use in ...

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Coal block auctions: A win or a winner's curse? Indian ...

 · of India's coal chain can achieve its targets. After the coal block cancellation by the Supreme Court in August 2014, coal procurement through e-auction has increased both for steel and power companies. And due to the unavailability of coal from any other source, the cost of buying coal has also increased drastically, which in turn is

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

 · underground mining (room pillar, long wall, drift, shaft, slope mining) are some types of coal mining. Proper Environment impact assessment of coal mining is very important and here we take some issues which should be considered and some mitigation measures are discussed. 2. Environment and Social issues related to coal mining

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The Indian coal sector: Challenges and future outlook - …

 · The Indian coal sector: Challenges and future outlook 7 Demand-supply scenario India's Gondwana Coal Reserves The country's coal production has increased from~431 MT in 2006-07 to ~554 MT* in 2011-12 (an increase of 28.5%). …

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Impact of Coal Mining on Environment

 · Impact of Coal Mining on Environment: A Study of Raniganj and Jharia Coal Field in India Sribas Goswami1 Abstract Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. On the unstable earth; the unresting mankind constantly uses a variety of resources for their daily lives. Coal is recognized to

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Environmental impact studies in coalfields in India: A ...

 · Coal is the major fossil fuel used for power generation in India. For producing more and more coal, mining activities are increasing day by day. Coal mining activities lead to environmental changes to a large extent such as degradation in quality of air, water, soil, changes in landform, land use/land cover and vegetation distribution.

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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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Impacts of Coal mining: a Review of Methods …

 · This review presents a systematic synthesis of the various methods and measures that have been used to investigate the effects of coal mining in …

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Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of ...

 · Northeast India has a good deposit of sub-bituminous tertiary coal. The northeast Indian coals have unusual physico-chemical characteristics such as high sulfur, volatile matter and vitrinite content, and low ash content. In addition, many environmental sensitive organic and mineral bound elements such as Fe, Mg, Bi, Al, V, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb, and Mn etc. remain …

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Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation: A Case Study in ...

 · IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON VEGETATION: A CASE STUDY IN JAINTIA HILLS DISTRICT OF MEGHALAYA, INDIA II Abstract Mining causes massive damage to landscape and biological communities. Plant communities get disturbed due to mining activities and following the mining, the habitats become impoverished presenting a very rigorous condition for its growth.

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Coal Mines in India - Major Coal Fields List for ...

 · Coal Mine. States. Features/Prominence. Jharia, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Jayanti, Godda, Giridih (Karbhari Coal Field), Ramgarh, Karanpura, Daltonganj. Jharkhand. Dhanbad – One of the oldest in Jharkhand and the richest coalfields of India. It is the storehouse of the best metallurgical coal i.e coking coal. Gondwana Coalfield.

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Environmental and other effects of mining and transport

 · IEA Clean Coal Centre – Environmental and other effects of coal mining and transport 7 List of Figures Figure 1 The coal supply chain 10 Figure 2 Upstream GHG emissions from fossil fuels 11 Figure 3 Top coal producing countries 14 Figure 4 Potential impact of coal mining on forests in India 21

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Coal mining and India's tribal peoples: Inequality as the ...

 · Coal mining and India's tribal peoples: Inequality as the death knell of community. Mining and land dispossession produce new, profound inequalities within Adivasi communities, which erode their traditional egalitarian values. The Adivasi village of Karampot, in Jharkhand, among India's most prominent coal-bearing regions, consists mostly ...

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EFFECTS OF MINING - ismenvis.nic.in

 · EFFECTS OF MINING ON ENVIRONMENT IN THE STATE OF JHARKHAND, INDIA Mining has caused severe damage to the land resources of the area. BY DR. NITISH PRIYADARSHI 76,CIRCULAR ROAD, RANCHI-834001 JHARKHAND EMAIL: [email protected] Introduction:

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Coal Mining Effects on the Environment - TheWorldCounts

To date, we have mined an estimated 2.7 billion tons of coal globally and it's not even half of the year yet. How the mining of coal is harmful to the environment. We were so happy with this cheap fuel source that we didn't foresee or refused to see the coal mining effects on the environment – and they are many – most of them negative.

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Impacts of Coal mining: a Review of Methods …

 · This review presents a systematic synthesis of the various methods and measures that have been used to investigate the effects of coal mining in India. A total of 87 peer-reviewed articles were collected for each year from …