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Appendix E: Coal Mining and Processing Methods | Coal ...

In surface mining, the ground covering the coal seam (the overburden) is first removed to expose the coal seam for extraction. The elements of a surface mining operation are (1) topsoil removal and storage for later use, (2) drilling and blasting the strata overlying the coal seam, (3) loading and transporting this fragmented overburden material (called spoil), (4) drilling and blasting the ...

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Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

Most countries require an environmental impact assessment (EIA) before giving the green light to a mining project. EIA processes provide a valuable opportunity for citizens to participate in decisions about mines. The problem is, project proponents often submit long, complex EIA …

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Longwall mining (Technical Report) | OSTI.GOV

Mar 14, 1995· @article{osti_35268, title = {Longwall mining}, author = {}, abstractNote = {As part of EIA`s program to provide information on coal, this report, Longwall-Mining, describes longwall mining and compares it with other underground mining methods. Using data from EIA and private sector surveys, the report describes major changes in the geologic, technological, and operating characteristics of ...

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Environmental Impact Assessment Report On Coal Mining

Mar 30, 2021· Environmental Impact Assessment Report On Coal Mining. Vista coal mining environmental assessment are assessed three countries impacts are associated dams, assess the reported no. Term access a cia is a new aggregate of the dam case that coal on environmental impact assessment mining operator will result.

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND …

Department of Environmental Affairs, 2014, Environmental Impact Assessment and Management Strategy for South Africa (Draft). The analysis and recommendations of this Report do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Environmental Affairs. The recommendations do not necessarily carry the full support of all the sectors represented.

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Mining Sector Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ...

May 25, 2018· Mining Sector Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Guidelines Mining Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines May 2018 Background • Mining EIA Guidelines Working Group established by Minister of MONREC • Workgroup members include ECD, and the five mining agencies (D OM, DGSE, ME 1, ME 2, Gem Enterprise),

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COMPLIANCE AUDIT PRO GRAM BOGGABRI COAL MINE

BOGGABRI COAL MINE Boggabri Coal Pty Ltd 6 . 1.2. Audit objectives The objectives of the audit were to: Undertake a compliance audit of the Boggabri Coal Mine, operated by Boggabri Coal Pty Ltd, against the requirements of the Mining Act 1992 and the conditions of the mining leases issued pursuant to that Act.

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U.S. Mining Industry Energy Bandwidth Study

Profile of the U.S. Mining Industry (E&E Profile), a study published by DOE in 2002 to benchmark energy use for various mining technologies.6 It uses similar methods to estimate the average energy consumption of key equipment used in coal, metals, and mineral mining. In

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Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines for the …

environmental impact assessment for new and existing mines. The Guidelines draw on the overall approach provided in the draft General Technical Guidelines for Environmental Impact Assessment (2017). However, the guidance is specific to the mining sector. Content of the Guidelines The Guidelines have six main parts: i.

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EIA Methods and Techniques (Impact Identification)

EIA Methodologies EIA Methodologies developed to identify, predict and value changes of an action. The development of methodologies to assess impacts depend on: •The relationship between territorial elements (or Characteristics) and the actions •The specific measurements …

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The Draft EIA Notification, 2020: What Went Wrong? - Foxmandal

Jun 10, 2021· Concatenation of EIA in India. The current environmental laws seek to strike a balance between 'ecology' and 'economy.' The EIA framework is the practical aspect that guides towards striking this balance. Environmental Clearance (EC) is one of the most important features of an EIA framework.It refers to the process of assessing the impact of planned projects on the environment and ...

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

The EIA report is also silent on the loss of Kelo river catchments areas for industrial siting or for mining. The EIA report failed to provide information on the mine seepage, similar coal mine of Jindal (Jindal's coal mine, Gare IV/1) alone, in a single day, the average groundwater seepage from the mine is 11,200 m 3 /day, which is ...

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Rehabilitation in Mine Closure Environmental, Economic ...

Rehabilitation in Mine Closure – Environmental, Economic & Social Tradeoff in Opencast Coal Mine – A Case Study Dr. Manoj Kumar, Mgr(M)* CCL, Coal India Limited B Tech (M), M Tech (Env Sc & Engg), MBA, LLB, PGDELP, APGDRE, PhD 1. INTRODUCTION Mine closure plans are specific to each mine, and include details on how the mining company will

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Appendix F: Underground Coal Mining Methods and ...

FIGURE F-1 Schematic of a room-and-pillar coal mine section. SOURCE: Arch Coal, Inc., 2012. FIGURE F-2 Details of the longwall face. SOURCE: EIA, 1995. There are several variations of each method. However, ever since the introduction of continuous miners in the late 1940s, room-and-pillar continuous mining has been gaining ground over conventional room-and-pillar mining.

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U.S. and World Coal Production, Federal Taxes, and …

Coal Mining Methods There are two primary mining techniques used in the United States: underground mining and surface mining. About 69% of U.S. coal comes from surface mines, while the remaining 31% comes from deep underground mines. Underground Mining There are two primary underground mining techniques: room and pillar (including conventional

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Environmental Impact Assessments – Current projects ...

The Vista Coal Mine – Phase II would be a westward continuation of the existing open pit surface coal mine to recover the same Val d'Or, McLeod and McPherson seams, using the same methods and infrastructure. The mined coal would be transported by rail to west coast ports, then shipped via ocean vessels to foreign markets.

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Environmental Audit - Anacon Laboratories

Additional special assignments handled. Anacon Labs have successfully completed work for National Productivity Council, GOI the scope includes environment data generation work for their municipal solid waste site and analysis municipal solid waste samples in 9 districts in Chhattisgarh State.

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Renee Janse van Rensburg - GCS

Coal EIA/EMP for Matla Colliery addressing a change in mining method and the establishment of a water treatment plant, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa Project manager, senior environmental consultant & client liaison 2011 Sekoko Colliery, Coal IWULA for a railway siding associated with a coal mine in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT ON …

An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report shall be prepared by an ... dust and dust from the bulk coal storage yard in an aggregate amount of 1.2 kg/h. The project has taken such measures as applying the vehicles whose exhaust gas is

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Assessing Emissions from Active and Abandoned Coal Mines

"Coal mine methane (CMM) and abandoned mine methane (AMM), are by-products of underground coal mining. The quantity and the emission rate of CMM and AMM may vary depending on the type of mine, gas content of the mined coal seam, and gas sourced from strata and coal beds in overlying and underlying formations affected by mining. Therefore, if a...

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Environment Impact Assessment (EIA)

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a critical examination of the effects of a project on the environment. An EIA identifies both negative and positive impacts of any development activity or project, how it affects people, their property and the environment. EIA also identifies measures to mitigate the …

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DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT

DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT Purpose of this report: This Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report forms part of a series of reports and information sources that are being provided during the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for the proposed Atlantis Gas-to …

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MORUPULE COLLIERY EXPANSION PROJECT

of the coal seam. The coal seam dips south-east, thus mine depth will increase as mining continues unless the shallower coal is abstracted through open cast mining. Hydrogeology The main aquifer units in the area are the quartzitic members of the Tswapong Formation from which the Palapye Wellfield boreholes (east of the village) abstract water.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management …

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates total U.S. coal production in 2020 was about 534 million short tons (MMst), 24 percent lower than in 2019.1 EIA estimates that U.S. total annual coal imports reached a record high of about 36 million short tons in 2007. In …

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Using human epidemiological analyses to support the ...

To review the use of human epidemiological analyses in the methods used to assess the impacts of coal mining, a systematic search in the peer review literature was implemented following the PRISMA protocol. A synthesis analysis identified the methods and the measures used in the selected publications to develop a thematic review and discussion.

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APPENDIX 11 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT …

Reports for Prospecting and Mining (Prepared by the South African Department of Minerals and Energy in conjunction with the country's mining industry and the South African Agricultural Union.) (e) New South Wales Environmental Management Plans and Guidelines for Annual Reporting for Coal Leases (f) India's Environmental Impact Assessment ...

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Corporate Environmental Compliance Audit (CECA)

EIA Notification, 2006 NAAQS, 2009 EP Guidelines CRZ Notification, 2011 ... Mine, Coal Washery, WHRB, DG Set) ed and Submitted Frequency Reports to be submitt nt, CPP, Mine Half yearly MoEFCC, R.O. of MoEFCC, office of CPCB and SPCB ... Methodology AUDIT PHASE ACTIVITI

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