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Environmental Management in Mining Areas

Gurdeep Singh,N.C. Saxena,R. Ghosh

Published by Scientific Publishers, 2002
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This book, which is a compilation of first hand inputs from the environmental experts, is being put forward to fulfil the much needed requirement of the mineral industry. The book in its seventeen chapters outlines roles of executives in environmental management environmental administration; environmental impacts; societal environment, ecological environment; land environment including subsidence manage- ment, and land use planning; environmental implications of mine fires; water environment including water management; air pollution management; noise pollution management; environmental impacts of blasting; environmental impact assessment; application of remote sensing; preparation of environmental management plans, and environmental economics. for the benefit of the mineral industry. It is anticipated that the book will be useful to the executives of the mineral industry; the officials of the regulatory agencies, the researchers and academicians, and the students in undergraduate and post graduate programmes. The book will also be a useful addition to the libraries. Contents: 1. INTRODUCTION - Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble, Human Environmental Concern; Mining Environment, Indian Scenario; Objectives and Strategy of CIL`s Environmental Policy; Environmental Management Ingradients; Management of Mining Environment ; Annexures 1.1 to 1.4 2. ROLES OF EXECUTIVES IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT - Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble, Roles of Executives, Environmental Training, Annexures 2.1-2.3 3. ENVIRONMENTAL ADMINISTRATION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MINING - Gurdeep Singh & Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble; Central Government Organisations; State Government Organisations; Educational Institutions; Research Organisations; Information System; Mining Companies; Categorisation of Areas; Annexures 3.1 to 3.5 4. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF MINING AND ASSOCIATED ACTIVITIES - Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble; Activities in Mining Complexes; Impacts of Activities; Impacts on Societal Environment; Impacts on Ecological Environment ; Impacts on Land ; Impacts on Water Regime; Impacts on Atmosphere; Noise and Vibrations 5. SOCIETAL ENVIRONMENT - Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble; Societal Status; Societal Indicators; Quality of Life Criteria; R&R Policy of CIL; Planning for Societal Development; Sources of Information; Selected Occupational Health and Safety Standards; Annexures 5.1 to 5.2 6. ECOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT - Subodh Kumar Maiti Preamble; Structure and Functions of Ecosystem; Basic Concepts; Ecological Basis of Reclamation; Formulation of Ecological Goals; Site Preparation; Seed Bed Preparation; Seeding; Criteria for Selection of Species and Planting Techniques ; Nursery Development ; Considerations 7. LAND ENVIRONMENT - Rekha Ghosh Preamble; Changes in Drainage Pattern; Top-soil and Sub-soil Management ; Reclamation; Land Use Planning and Management; Annexure 7.1 8 SUBSIDENCE MANAGEMENT- Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble, Mechanisms of Subsidence , Dangers to Underground Workings, Subsidence Management, SLMM Planning 9 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF MINE FIRES - Durga Charan Panigrahi Preamble; Environmental Implications of Mine Fires; Delineation of Mine Fire; Delimiting the Fire Area; Methods for Liquidating Mine Fire; Assessment of Impact from the Proposed Action of Fire Control; Success Story in Some Fire Control Projects 10 WATER MANAGEMENT - Rekha Ghosh, Gurdeep Singh & Naresh Chandra Saxena Preamble; Water Pollution ; Water Quality Standards ; Water Pollution Acts ; Water Quality Criteria ; Water Pollution in Mining Areas ; Water Balance; Water Management ; Water Quality Control Issues and Strategies; Augmentation of Pumped out Mine Water; Prevention and Control of Acid Mine Drainage; Water Pollution and its Management in Coal Washeries; Effluents from Workshops and Vehicle Wash Plants; Water Pollution and Management Printed Pages: 410. Bookseller Inventory # 64932

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Title: Environmental Management in Mining Areas

Publisher: Scientific Publishers

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

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