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impact of coal mining in north east india

impact of coal mining in north east india

(PDF) Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of ...

Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of environmental issues and treatment approaches.pdf ... Sarma K (2005a) Impact of coal mining on vegetation: a case

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

2017-8-29 · coal mining in north eastern coal mines of Meghalaya, India (Swer and Singh 2004). Based on a study in the Nokrek Biosphere Reserve in Meghalaya, India, it is revealed that coal mining has adversely affected the veg-etation and the density of trees, shrubs and herbs in mined areas (Sarma and Barik 2011).

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

2016-5-25 · 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 plant diversity and tree ...

Impact of coal mining on plant diversity and tree population structure in Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, North East India Kiranmay Sarma 1 , S.P.S. Kushwaha 2 ,

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Mining and People’s Protest: A Study in India’s North East

2021-7-4 · The impact of mining and the reactions to it in India is wide and far. In their study on impact of coal mining in Damodar river basin R.K.Tiwary and B.B. Dhar 2 maintained that exploitation of coal mine and related industries have exerted a great impact on the environment of the basin. Besides effecting the

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Mining in India's Northeast - Challenges and Opportunities ...

2016-2-6 · Mining Profile of Meghalaya. Meghalaya is a small hill state in northeast India and shares an international border with Bangladesh in the south. Its

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Terror in the Coal Mines of North-East India — Jamhoor

2021-8-17 · The Coal Mines Nationalization (Amendment) Act of 1993 allows coal mining leases to central and state governments, and to anyone provided with a sub-lease by government bodies. CIL operates through its subsidiaries across India and internationally, but in India’s north-east, it engages directly in mining.

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Tribal communities and coal in Northeast India: The ...

2016-12-1 · Bans on coal mining have been implemented in two tribal majority states in India's north-east frontier; Nagaland and Meghalaya. In Nagaland the state government imposed the ban in an attempt to capture control of coal extraction and trade, while in Meghalaya India's National Green Commission imposed the ban over concern for the environment and labour conditions.

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

2016-1-1 · JCF is located in Dhanbad district of the State of Jharkhand, India ().The coal-field is a sickle-shaped terrain and covers about 450 km 2 area confined between latitude 23°38′N–23°50′N and longitude 86°07′E–86°30′E, with an average elevation of about 220 m above mean sea level (msl). The details of geology and structure of the area may be found in Verma et al. .

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The end of the story...and beyond: North East coal mines ...

2022-1-5 · Coal was in fact at the very heart of the Industrial Revolution. In this North East History series, Audrey Marshall takes a look at the issues of safety and eventual legislation for coal mines in the North East between 1800 and 1850. By 1850 most of the technical difficulties affecting the safety of coal mines had been solved.

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Assessment of Environmental Impact due to Mining ...

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India submitted its report on the assessment of the environmental impact of mining activities and its mitigation in Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries on December 11, 2019. The study was conducted from 2013- 14 to 2017-18. Coal India Limited (CIL) is a central public sector enterprise under the ...

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When coal goes unheard | India Water Portal

2016-7-1 · When coal goes unheard. This paper tries to understand the effect of coal mining in the northeast India and ways to control its impact on the environment. India has the fifth largest coal reserves in the world [ 1 ]. The power sector is the largest consumer of coal, followed by iron, steel and cement segments in India [ 1] This paper, Coal ...

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Impacts of Coal mining: a Review of Methods and

2017-12-1 · The removal and processing of coal at the mining site and its transportation to a power station distresses the environment. 2 Various methods have been used to assess the impacts of coal on human health and the

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Role of mining in India's environmental future - The

2020-9-30 · In view of the adverse environmental and social impacts of mining, the Supreme Court of India has pointed out the importance of Environmental Impact Assessments (Goa Foundation Case, April 2014).

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Mining in India's Northeast - Challenges and Opportunities ...

2016-2-6 · Mining Profile of Meghalaya. Meghalaya is a small hill state in northeast India and shares an international border with Bangladesh in the south. Its capital is Shillong, once called the “Scotland of the East” by European settlers.

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Ecological Degradation, Displacement and Protest

2015-11-3 · North East India thus go through similar experience as is found in case of the rest of the states of India as well as the world. Coal mining exerts a

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The Health and Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in ...

2020-12-7 · Health and Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh‘s research team includes: Ms Rinchin, a writer, an environmentalist and a researcher who has played a significant role in conducting this study into the Health impact of coal mining in Chhattisgarh. Dr Prabir Chatterjee, a medical doctor and community health specialist, trained in Christian Medical

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities

2018-5-20 · Impact of mining on local communities: damage to homes, culture, and the destruction of the social structure has been observed. Coal mining imposes many external costs on its surroundings and the people who reside in these areas. Mining has lethal consequences on the traditional lifestyle, culture and behaviour of the people.

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Environment Impact Assessment of Coal Mining

2013-11-13 · underground mines in the earth crust. Coal mining is one of the most illegal activities going on in the country. At the same time it totally neglects the role of EIA in its pre-operational, during mining and post operational plans. Here various case studies of coal mining are done and the impact of coal mining to the environment is looked into with

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Environmental Consequences of a Burning Coal Mine : A

2019-7-1 · 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 practices that lower the impacts of mining on ...

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Ecological Degradation, Displacement and Protest

2015-11-3 · North East India thus go through similar experience as is found in case of the rest of the states of India as well as the world. Coal mining exerts a

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Coal in India 2019 - Department of Industry, Tourism and ...

2019-10-3 · North East Asia. But while India is one of the great hopes for thermal coal exporters (alongside Southeast Asia), it also presents significant risk. If India’s thermal coal imports decline, there could be substantial implications for seaborne markets. As Australia already exports large volumes of metallurgical coal to India, this report primarily

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The Health and Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in ...

2020-12-7 · Health and Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh‘s research team includes: Ms Rinchin, a writer, an environmentalist and a researcher who has played a significant role in conducting this study into the Health impact of coal mining in Chhattisgarh. Dr Prabir Chatterjee, a medical doctor and community health specialist, trained in Christian Medical

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MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS

2010-3-30 · Mining Engineers’ Journal 8 June 2008 MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF COAL MINING IN INDIA * Dr. Gurdeep Singh Abstract Coal is the only natural resource and fossil fuel available in abundance in India.

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EIA analysis of coal mining project by Jindal Steel and ...

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. is planning to set up an 4 million tonnes per annum (TPA) coal mining project in Raigarh district of Chattisgarh. On behalf of the local community, Ekta Parishad, requested us to technically evaluate the Rapid Environment Impact Assessment done for the project. Mining is proposed in the Gare IV/6 mining block, which is part of the Mand-Raigarh

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Environmental Concerns of Coal Mining in India

2017-9-18 · 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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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities

2018-5-20 · Impact of mining on local communities: damage to homes, culture, and the destruction of the social structure has been observed. Coal mining imposes many external costs on its surroundings and the people who reside in these areas. Mining has lethal consequences on the traditional lifestyle, culture and behaviour of the people.

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

2015-2-19 · 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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Report sought on coal mining impact in ... - Telegraph India

2020-11-5 · On Wednesday, the bench, also comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, said it was in favour of appointing an expert committee to submit a report analysing the environmental impact due to mining in the coal

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Amid protests, North Eastern Coalfields ‘temporarily ...

2020-6-7 · An order from the office of the General Manager, NEC, said: “All mining operations in North Eastern Coalfields, Coal India Limited, Margherita are hereby temporarily suspended w.e.f. 03.06.2020.” The NEC has two existing open cast coal mining projects — one in Tirap Colliery in Arunachal Pradesh and the other in Tikok Colliery in Assam.

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