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A satellite-based study of coal fires and open-cast …

A satellite-based study of coal fires and open-cast mining activity in Raniganj coalfield, West Bengal Arindam Guha*, K. Vinod Kumar and M. V. V. Kamaraju National Remote Sensing Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Balanagar, Hyderabad 560 025, India Satellite-based mapping of coal fire is an effective technique in terms of cost and time.

NATURAL OCCURENCE OF PLANT SPEICES ON …

A study was undertaken to report the natural occurrence of plant species on 6 years old coal mine spoils at Bankola coal mine of Raniganj coalfield, India. Bankola site was mostly dominated by herbaceous species followed by shrub and tree species. Several vines found, but the numbers were very poor. The Fabaceae family dominate

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

This study is pursued to assess the impact of coal mining activities on local community and environment. : Environmental problems of underground coal …

(PDF) Crucial Factors Influencing Environmental ...

Index Terms - Environmental degradation, Coal mining, Raniganj coal mine, West Bengal _____ I. INTRODUCTION: NATURE OF ENVIRONMENT PROBLEM Among the multiple adverse impacts of coal mining on the environment, subsidence damages, ravages of mine fires, and air and water pollution are severe in the Lower kenda and very large in the Raniganj ...

CORPORATE INFORMATION - Eastern Coal

Raniganj Coalfield, which falls under E.C.L is the birth place of coal mining in the Country. In 1774, first mining operation in the Country was started in this Coalfield by Sumner & Heatly. In 1820, first Coal Company M/s. Alexander & Company was established. In 1835, first Indian Enterprise i.e. M/s. Carr & Tagore Company was formed.

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

Changing Land use Pattern in the Raniganj Coal Belt and ...

Soil quality in mining areas has been judged in various scientific studies recently, most of which were concentrated on the ecological and environmental impacts by coal mining and reclamation 10. Topsoil has to be removed from the mining site and separately stockpiled for future use.

EnvironmentAsia

study are to find out the impact of coal mining on environment in Raniganj and Jharia coalfield, and also to find out the various components of the environment related with the coal mining projects. It is intended to elucidate the coal mining practice in Raniganj and Jharia coalfield and to analyze the various proximate

Eastern Coalfields Raniganj coal mines - Global Energy …

Background on Mine. The Raniganj coalfield was first mined in 1774, and is the oldest coal mine in India. In 1973, the various privately-owned coal mines at Raniganj were nationalized, and put under the management of Eastern Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India) in 1975.ECL operates a total of 98 mines on the Raniganj coalfield, of which 77 are underground …

Environment Management in Mining Areas (A Study of ...

Raniganj Coal Field of Eastern Coal Field Ltd. and Jharia coalfield of BCCL are not an exception in this regard. Eminent Research scholars have done many research works in India regarding coalfield. But here the author wants to emphasize the environmental impact of the Raniganj and Jharia coal mining projects through this research work.

Environmental Problems Analysis of Coal Mining in …

Mining is the only land use for a long time without reclamation mining operations usually produce large qualities of wastes, overburden and under grade ore materials etc. The present study of areas Asansole and Raniganj blocks situated in Raniganj Coal Belt (RCB), which lies in Burdwan districts of West Bengal state in India.

Environmental degradation in Raniganj Coalfields lead to ...

Environmental degradation in Raniganj Coalfields lead to protests Decades of unabated coal mining can irreversibly change the character of an area and that is the story of India's oldest coalfield mining belt.

PART - I CHAPTER-I - India Environment Portal

environmental hazards of illegal mining are:- (i) ―Illegal mining means removing of coal in an unsystematic manner ... Study visit by the Committee to Raniganj Coalfield ... coal mining cannot be done by ECL as per Coal Mines Regulations, 1957, in outcrops and where the hard cover above the seam is less than 15 mtrs. from point of view of safety.

A satellite-based study of coal fires and open-cast …

A satellite-based study of coal fires and open-cast mining activity in Raniganj coalfield, West Bengal Arindam Guha*, K. Vinod Kumar and M. V. V. Kamaraju National Remote Sensing Centre. Indian Space Research Organisation, Balanagar, Hyderabad 560 025, India Satellite-based mapping of coal fire is an effective technique in terms of cost and time.

Coal Mining and Local Environment: A Study in Talcher ...

A case study on the effects of coal mining in the environment particularly in relation to soil, water and air causing a socio-economic hazard in Asansol Raniganj Area, India. Int Res J Soc Sci. 2014;3: 39 – 42. Google Scholar

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study of Coal …

Abstract— EIA is to study the effect of coal mining activities on the environment through quantifying and assessing various environmental parameters seasonally and annually. EIA is a study of a project on the environment to mitigate problems with proper use of technology and generation awareness among people.

RANIGANJ - thelifeindia.org.in

The Raniganj coalfield has a mining history of nearly two centuries. It has been a key source of coal in India, both before and after Independence. However, 200 years of mining activity has caused significant environmental impact in the region, where Raniganj coalfield is located. While reports of land subsidence in coalfield region

Raniganj Coalfield Landscape: An Overview | LIFE

Raniganj Coalfield Landscape: An Overview. The Raniganj coalfield has a mining history of nearly two centuries. It has been a key source of coal in India, both before and after Independence. However, 200 years of mining activity has caused significant environmental impact in the region, where Raniganj coalfield is located.

Sulphur in Jharia and Raniganj coalfields: Chemical ...

In Jharia and Raniganj coalfields, sulphur is present in the forms of organic sulphur (OS), pyritic sulphur (PS), and sulphate sulphur (SS). In this perspective, the present study aims to know the different forms of sulphur in coking and non-coking coals of Jharia and Raniganj coalfields. Twenty samples were collected from both the mining areas.

Successional Changes in Some Physicochemical Properties …

A Study on Physico chemical properties of over burden dump materials from selected coal mining areas of Jharia coalfields, Jharkhand, India. International Journal of Environmental Science, 1 (6), 1350–1359.

Sulphur in Jharia and Raniganj coalfields: Chemical ...

In-situ coal samples were collected from various places in Jharia and Raniganj coal mining areas. During the coal sample collection sincere care was taken, because this research work targets to study the sulphur distribution (Thangavelu et al., 2011). Twenty coal samples were collected from both the coal mining areas (Jharia and Raniganj ...

Environmental Pollution from Coal Mining Activities in ...

MINE WATER AND THE ENVIRONMENT, VOL. 13, JUNE-DECEMBER ISSUE, 1994 PP 1-10 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION FROM COAL MINING ACTIVITIES .IN DAMODAR RIVER BASIN, INDIA R.K. Tiwary and B.B. Dhar Central Mining Research Institute, Barwa Road, Dhanbad-826001 Bihar, India ABSTRACT Damodar river basin is a repository of …

A case study on the effects of coal mining in the ...

A case study on the effects of coal mining in the environment particularly in relation to Soil, Water and Air causing a Socio-economic Hazard in Asansol-Raniganj Area, India Debasis Guha Department of Master of Computer Applications, Dr. B.C. Roy Engineering College, Jemua Road, Fuljhore, Durgapur, West Bengal, INDIA

Water Quality Assessment of Pit-Lakes in Raniganj ...

Study area Raniganj Coalfield is the birth place of coal mining in the country. Area of Raniganj Coalfield is 1530 Km-2 spreading over Burdwan, Birbhum, Bankura and Purulia Districts in West Bengal and Dhanbad District in Jharkhand. Heart of Raniganj Coal Field (RCF) is, however, in Burdwan Dis-trict bounded by Ajoy River in North and Damodar River

Impact of Coal Mining on Environment: A Study of …

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 have been the main source of energy in India for many decades and contributes to nearly 27% of the world's commercial energy requirement.

Impact of Coal Mining on Environment: A Study of …

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 their daily lives.