health hazards of coal mining in enugu

health hazards of coal mining in enugu

  • Environmental and Health Impliions of Coal Mining at Maiganga

    The findings of this study indie that two wells drilled to serve the Maiganga community are of poor quality, hence unfit for use because of the interference of the coal deposit in the area. Besides the established environmental and health challenges, there are potential health and environmental risks the Coal mining, use, 


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  • Influence of mine drainage on water quality along River Nyaba AJOL

    Okpara coal mine in Enugu southeastern Nigeria to investigate the influence of mine drainage on the from mine waste exist throughout the Enugu coal region. Contaminated water constitutes health risk, as this could result to excess accumulation of heavy metals in humans leading to phototoxic effects. About 11% of the 


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  • Impact of Coal Mining In Enugu Area of Nigeria on IOSR journals

    Abstract: This study examined impact of coal mining in Enugu on the surrounding water quality. There is relatively little knowledge about the postmining of coal in Enugu area and its effects on the surface . characteristics of drinking water standards from World Health Organization [WHO, 2011] National Agency for. Food 


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  • Heavy Metal Geochemistry of Acid Mine Drainage in Onyeama Coal

    Rivers is much and with these elevated concentration of heavy metals, the Ekulu River will pose great health risks to those who use it for recreation or laundry. Key words: acid – mine drainage Onyeama coal mine heavy metals maximum contaminant levels. A. INTRODUCTION: Enugu Metropolis in 2014 had an estimated 


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  • Enugu coal industry: From good, bad, to extinction Newtelegraph

    Oct 12, 2017 In this report, KENNETH OFOMA examines issues arising from the abandoned coal mines in Enugu State For many years, the. as an annex to ESUT Teaching Hospital, dedied specifically for children and pregnant women under its Free Maternal Child Health (FMCH) Care programme in the state.


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  • A comparative study of environmental impact of mine drainage from

    Sep 26, 2017 U. Sikakwe, A comparative study of environmental impact of mine drainage from Enugu coal mines, Southeastern Nigeria, J. Env. Sci. because of their toxicity are harmful to human health. These acidic waters which are sulphur rich are generated in both active and abandoned mines on a continuous 


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  • Nigerian Coal Corporation Wikipedia

    The Nigerian Coal Corporation (NCC) is a Nigerian parastatal corporation responsible for mining and selling coal. It is based in Enugu. Contents. [hide]. 1 Origin 2 Production problems and decline of coal 3 Today 4 Mines 5 References. Origin[edit]. In 1909, coal was discovered in Enugu, Nigeria. The Ogbete drift mine 


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  • Influence of mine drainage on water quality along River Nyaba AJOL

    Okpara coal mine in Enugu southeastern Nigeria to investigate the influence of mine drainage on the from mine waste exist throughout the Enugu coal region. Contaminated water constitutes health risk, as this could result to excess accumulation of heavy metals in humans leading to phototoxic effects. About 11% of the 


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  • Geoenvironmental impact of Okpara coal mine, Enugu iMedPub

    and the presence of these in the geoenvironment can produce detrimental health effects. Loion and Accessibility. The Okpara coal mine area, which is delimited by longitudes 06o 22' E to 06o 24' E and latitudes 07o26' N to 07o 29'. N (Fig. 1), is situated in Akwuke in present day Enugu West, formally Enugu South, 


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  • Nigeria: Enugu Coal Mines (ii) the Miner's Amazing Tale allAfrica

    Oct 14, 2007 He added that the health problems the miners face often manifest later in life, usually after they might have retired from the coal corporation. "The problem would not manifest when you are in service, it would manifest later. One Asiegbu was a sawmill operator, he became deaf in 1985, but he had retired in 


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  • Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria

    This study determined the views of respondents in Akwuke and Iva mine communities concerning the impact of coal mining activities on animal and plant species, pattern of settlement, pollution effect and health of people living in these two mined areas in Enugu, Nigeria. Data were generated through sample survey using a 


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  • Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria

    Nov 30, 2017 This study determined the views of respondents in Akwuke and Iva mine communities concerning the impact of coal mining activities on animal and plant species, pattern of settlement, pollution effect and health of people living in these two mined areas in Enugu, Nigeria. Data were generated through 


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  • Enugu coal industry: From good, bad, to extinction Newtelegraph

    Oct 12, 2017 In this report, KENNETH OFOMA examines issues arising from the abandoned coal mines in Enugu State For many years, the. as an annex to ESUT Teaching Hospital, dedied specifically for children and pregnant women under its Free Maternal Child Health (FMCH) Care programme in the state.


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  • Coal mining in Enugu district, Nigeria EJAtlas

    Dec 9, 2014 Coal generated lots of revenue for Nigeria between the years 1916 and 1970 when it was one of Nigeria's major revenue earners. In the south eastern part of the country exploration of the mineral began proper in present day Enugu State in 1909, with production at the mines in Onyeama, Ogbete, Iva 


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  • Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria

    Nov 30, 2017 This study determined the views of respondents in Akwuke and Iva mine communities concerning the impact of coal mining activities on animal and plant species, pattern of settlement, pollution effect and health of people living in these two mined areas in Enugu, Nigeria. Data were generated through 


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  • Health effects of coal mining and combustion: carcinogens and

    If new uses of coal will be developed, it will be a completely different situation, and statements about the carcinogenic risk from coal utilization do not apply there. Although some of the same carcinogenic PNAs are involved in the health hazards from those processes, other carcinogens and also cocarcinogens will be 


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  • From 1909: Sad tale of Enugu coal industry Vanguard News

    Mar 30, 2016 ENUGU—In 1909, coal was discovered in Enugu State, Nigeria. The Ogbete drift mine opened six years later. The Ogbete mine's operations and others in the country were merged into a new corporation in 1950.The Nigerian Coal Corporation. The NCC was tasked with exploiting coal resources and held a 


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  • Coal Atlas Heinrich Böll Stiftung Nigeria

    effects of mine drainage on water bodies, specifically look ing at coal mining in Enugu concluded that "the quality of the water is significantly influenced by acidic mine drain age and its impact on human health could be severe." There are currently over 22 redundant coal mines around Nigeria, four of which were fully 


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  • Environmental impact assessment of coal mining at Enugu, Nigeria

    This study determined the views of respondents in Akwuke and Iva mine communities concerning the impact of coal mining activities on animal and plant species, pattern of settlement, pollution effect and health of people living in these two mined areas in Enugu, Nigeria. Data were generated through sample survey using a 


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  • Effects of coal mining on the water resources in the communities

    Coal mining in the Enugu area of Nigeria has generated a lot of mine waste that has been dumped in landfills and surface dumps chosen for convenience and proximity to the waste source rather than


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