Enviromental Impacts Of Mining In Nigeria

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effect on the environment of the activities involved in harnessing the minerals in Nigeria. An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and reme-dies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently

Environmental, health and socio-economic implications

Environmental, health and socio-economic implications

effects are threatening the sustainability of Nigeria’s hitherto quality environment (FEPA 1991, NEST 1991). Although some work has been done on the effects of mining solid minerals on the Nigerian environment, emphasis on the negative effects of the mining has

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Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku

Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku

The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and representative soil samples were

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Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the

Environmental Impacts of oil mining activities in the Niger Delta Mangrove Ecosystem. Dr. Elijah I. Ohimain Rohi Biotechnologies Ltd, 104D Airport Road, by Okumagba Avenue Junction PO Box 4517 Warri, Delta State, Nigeria Phone: 234- , Fax:

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation

Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation

Noise and air pollution and governmental intervention in environmental degradation of Mining were found to have significant (p 0.05) impact on host community as identified by staff of mine and residents. Efforts towards minimizing environmental impacts of quarrying include resettlement and compensation of affected communities (20%)

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Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at

Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at

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

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Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on

Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on

Journal of Environment and Earth Science www.iiste.org ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948 (Online) Vol.8, No.11, 2018 Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on Immediate Communities in Kogi State Central Nigeria Jethro*, M.A Ogbodo, D.A Peter, E.O Department of Minerals and Petroleum Resources Engineering, School of Engineering, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Nigeria

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Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa

Jun 01, 2017 Nigeria’s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits in recent years under different categories. With the activities in the sector characterized by production and a growing environmental decline often overlooked. This research uses a mix scale approach of descriptive statistics and GIS methodology in analyzing the ecological impacts of mining in Nigeria

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Addressing environmental impact of mining on host

Addressing environmental impact of mining on host

Sep 08, 2020 Nigeria must enact laws specific to artisanal mining to regulate their operations and enforce strict compliance to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and audits.” x

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RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

: Resource exploitation has no significant impact on the Niger delta region of Nigeria.: Resource exploitation has significant impact on the Niger delta region of Nigeria. 1.7 Limitations of the study The study was carried out to investigate the environmental impact of resource exploitation on crude oil mining areas in Niger delta region of

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The environmental impacts of solid mineral exploitation in

The environmental impacts of solid mineral exploitation in

The environmental impacts of solid mineral exploitation in nigeria Products. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing, grinding and mining equipments, we offer advanced, reasonable solutions for any size-reduction requirements including, The environmental impacts of solid mineral exploitation in nigeria, quarry, aggregate, and different kinds of minerals

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environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria

environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria

POST MINING OPERATIONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT. Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria’ have examined the environmental effects of mining in Nigeria

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Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at

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

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria

Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria

mining industry couple with widespread ecological impacts on adjacent societies in the form of pits, land degradation, siltation,erosion, water contamination, loss of vegetation, climatic alteration and radiation, this work was therefore designed to address these challenges in Nigeria in

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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in

Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in

2017). Mining is a significant threat to biodiversity, as it leads to large massive habitat losses (Paul and Campbell, 2011). 2.0 Mining Issues in Nigeria Nigeria’s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals, stones and industrial minerals like coal, tin

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Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation

Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation

Aug 12, 2021 Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria . Dr. Kadafa, Adati Ayuba Volume 12 Issue 3 Global Journal of Science Frontier Researc. ... It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adversely affected people inhabiting that region. The Niger Delta consist of diverse ecosystems

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The environmental implications of the exploration and

The environmental implications of the exploration and

Feb 01, 2019 Environmental implications of tin mining. The environmental damages caused by tin mining in Jos-Plateau include: the destruction of pastoral land while searching for cassiterite; mine dumps; mine tailings containing radioactive waste; and also mine ponds. These mine ponds have resulted in several deaths

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Negative impacts of oil exploration on biodiversity

Negative impacts of oil exploration on biodiversity

Feb 22, 2012 Environmental pollution arising from oil prospecting and exploration in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria has impacted negatively on the biodiversity of the affected areas. The main stresses arise from leakages of crude oil, gas flaring and the escape of other chemicals used in production processes. Effects on the flora and fauna of freshwater ecosystems in this part of Nigeria have been noticed

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