• Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

    Mining is referred to as the extraction of minerals and other geological materials of economic value from deposits of the earth. It is characteristically a destructive industry as it affects environmental components, such as air and water quality, and destroys the land and habitats, leading to the loss of biodiversity.Addressing environmental impact of mining on host,Sep 08, 2020· The General Secretary, Nigerian Mining and Geoscience Society (NMGS), Dr. Akinade Olatunji, told The Guardian that a lot of things are misunderstood about the environmental impact of mining.

  • 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.Assessment of environmental impact of gemstone mining in,PDF On Mar 30, 2018, T Afeni and others published Assessment of environmental impact of gemstone mining in Ijero-Ekiti, Nigeria Find, read and cite all

  • Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

    Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria A. F. Ali, A. S. Abdullahi, A. S. Zangina., DUJOPAS 4(2): 531 539, 2018 534 Furthermore, the quantities of air pollutants released by the process of solid mineralAddressing 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

  • 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 Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on,The socioeconomic and environmental impacts of mining on immediate communities around Borini Porono quarry in Kogi State, central Nigeria were examined. A total of 100 respondents were contacted for relevant information through questionnaire

  • Environmental, health and socio-economic implications of

    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 highly been on de-vegetation, erosion and pollution.(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NATURAL RESOURCES,IMPACT OF MINING ON THE PHYSICAL ENVIRO NMENT. S.O. Aghalino, 2010, Oil exploration and its impact on the Nigeria environment, kiabara squibs and

  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

    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.(PDF) Environmental impact assessment challenge in Nigeria,The EIA process in Nigeria is not a one-way process that results in the preparation of a report that contains the effects of the project and associated mitigation measures.

  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

    Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmentalThe environmental implications of the exploration and,Feb 01, 2019· The 1946 Act which included environmental protection in the regulation of mining activities still failed to protect the environment from the negative impacts of mining. The cost of a lack of environmental protection in the Act is evident in the Plateau tin mining fields ( Chindo, 2012 ).

  • 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 Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation,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

  • 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: 234-80-34023676, Fax: 234-53-257858 E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACTAssessing 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.

  • Environmental, health and socio-economic implications of

    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 highly been on de-vegetation, erosion and pollution.Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status,Impact of mining activities on ground water quality status, Dareta Village, Zamfara, Nigeria degradation of the environmental quality [2]. Recently, there is growing awareness of impact on environment of Nigeria, has a lot of untapped mineral resources. The natives tap these minerals crudely with so many

  • 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: 234-80-34023676, Fax: 234-53-257858 E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACTThe environmental impacts of gold mining in Nigeria,The environmental impacts of gold mining in Nigeria A resource looking specifically at the impacts of gold mining on the environment in Nigeria. This could be used as an extension or homework task along side the following resource: Environmental impacts if economic development in Nigeria.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

    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.RESOURCE EXPLOITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT (A ,The study was carried out to investigate the environmental impact of resource exploitation on crude oil mining areas in Niger delta region of Nigeria. The study is delimited to the residents of crude oil mining areas in Niger delta region.

  • Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation

    Environmental Impacts of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria . By Kadafa, Adati Ayuba . Universiti Putra Malaysia . Abstract Problem Statement : Oil exploration and exploitation has been on-going for several decades in the Niger Delta. It has had disastrous impacts on the environment in the region and has adverselyConflict implications of coal mining and environmental,This study has examined implications of coal mining and environmental pollution in South Africa with lessons drawn from the Niger Delta, Nigeria. The purpose of the study was twofold. First, to explore the current state of environmental pollution in South Africa, and how it could possibly result in environmental conflict between the affected

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State

    Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria 1onwuka, S.U.,2 Duluora, J.O.,3okoye C.O. ABSTRACT: This work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in Rayfield of Jos Plateau, Nigeria. The conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. Questionnaire wasWhat Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry,Apr 25, 2017· Environmental Impacts Of Mining . As mentioned previously, mining activities can harm the environment in several ways. These are as follows: Air Pollution . Air quality is adversely affected by mining operations. Unrefined materials are released when mineral deposits are exposed on the surface through mining.

  • 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 Environmental Impact Assessment Process for Oil, Gas and,This article examines legislation and practice concerning the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process for oil and gas projects in Nigeria. It argues that although EIAs have become a standard legal requirement for all oil, gas and mining projects in Nigeria, not much is achieved in terms of managing the impacts of these projects.

  • Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Mining on

    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 *P.O.Box 110, Ido Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria AbstractEnvironmental impacts : Oil Exploration and Extraction in,Jul 08, 2013· 19 Impact of the Oil Industry on the Nigerian Environment The region of Nigeria responsible for the harboring of approximately 100% of its petroleum reservoirs is called the Niger Delta region. The Niger Delta is simply the delta region of the Niger River, which is the largest and most influential river in West Africa.