Jul 11, 2011 Unlike countries such as Ghana and Burkina Faso, Nigeria does not have a well-developed large-scale mining sector, and the majority of gold mining in the country is carried out by artisanal and small-scale miners. Artisanal mining activities in Nigeria are almost by definition informal – that is, operating outside current laws and regulations.1.7 SCOPE LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY This study on environmental pollution in Nigeria will cover all cases of environmental pollution ranging from air and water pollution due to oil exploration and refining, effluent waste from industries, dump sites all over Nigeria market and streets and even noise pollution.Jul 23, 2020 Bauxite mining can pollute the air, water and soil, thus directly affecting the environment. Air pollution The substances produced during the bauxite mining process include dust, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and nitrogen oxides (NOx). The mining and beneficiation of bauxite do not involve the use of chemical reagents and produces no odors.The effect of coal mining is not only limited to air pollution, but has further resulted in global warming all over the world. During coal mining activities, a number of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen oxide and other heat-trapping gases are produced which remain in the atmosphere for several years once emitted.
Oct 30, 2019 This study identified specific emission sources of atmospheric pollution in the vicinity of two secondary iron and steel smelting factories in Osun state, southwestern Nigeria, using transplanted biomonitors. A total of 120 biomonitors consisting of lichen and moss were grown under a controlled environment and later transplanted to the surroundings of each.Underground mining has the potential for tunnel collapses and land subsidence (Betournay, 2011). It involves large-scale movements of waste rock and vegetation, similar to open pit mining. Additionally, like most traditional forms of mining, underground mining can release toxic compounds into the air and water.Jun 28, 2018 Although the subject of mining and its environmental impacts are very wide to be covered in this review, concerns about the impact of phosphate mining and processing typically emphasis on its potential effects on water pollution, air.There are many pollution problems faced by the steel industry and are not confined to any one processing stage. As the size of the industry is large, pollution control is a costly proposition. Major pollution sources and types in iron and steel industry are presented. How to Control Air Pollution in Iron and Steel Industry [ ].
This study on environmental pollution in Nigeria will cover all cases of environmental pollution ranging from air and water pollution due to oil exploration and refining, effluent waste from industries, dump sites all over Nigeria market and streets and even noise pollution.Abstract Mining of coal (fossil fuel) resources in Enugu resulted in groundwater pollution depletion and left the mine site with the potentials of air pollution, loss of landscape aesthetic degradation and soil contamination. Other Environmental impacts were extensive soil damage, alteration in microbial.Mar 01, 2021 Environmental factors such as ambient air pollution, household air pollution, unsafe water, sanitation, hand washing, and lead poisoning are associated with most health-related causes of death in Nigeria from 2007-2017 • Air pollution, household air pollution, and WaSH showed a prolonged but progressive decline while ambient particulate.IIARD International Journal of Geography and Environmental Management ISSN 2504-8821 Vol. 4 No. 4 2018 www.iiardpub.org Impacts of Air Pollution in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria Ukpere, D.R.T. (PhD), Clifford, A.B., Ojule, E.S.C. Ottah, C. R. Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.
Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Mining Activity in Enugu Metropolis, Enugu State, Nigeria Awalla, C.O.C Department of Geology and Mining Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences Enugu state University of Science and technology, Agbani Enugu State, Nigeria Phone no.Nov 20, 2007 The basis of environmental policy in Nigeria is contained in the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Pursuant to section 20 of the Constitution, the State is empowered to protect and improve the environment and safeguard the water, air and land, forest and wildlife of Nigeria.Environmental Pollution Induced By an Aluminium Smelting Plant in Nigeria . A. . IR peaiyedaα, N. S. UmoΩ, G. E. Okojevohβ Abstract -The extent of pollution of Imo, Utaewa Rivers and Essene Creek being sources of drinking water were assessed due to the smelting activities of the Aluminium Smelter at Ikot Abasi City, Nigeria.Causing air pollution since coal mining first started (Victor H. Sussman John J. Mulhern (1964) Air Pollution from Coal Refuse Disposal Areas, Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, 14 7, 279- 284, DOI 10.1080 00022470.1964.10468282). The oxidation of pyrites produces an exothermic reaction which produces the heat that causes the.
Heavy metals are well-known environmental pollutants due to their toxicity, persistence in the environment, and bioaccumulative nature. Their natural sources include weathering of metal-bearing rocks and volcanic eruptions, while anthropogenic sources include mining and various industrial and agricultural activities. Mining and industrial processing for extraction of mineral.Oil is the primary base of Nigeria’s economy and is also the cause of major environmental and social problems in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.Over the years, oil exploration, production, and refinement in Nigeria hasresulted in various environmental and ecological problems that range fromoil spills, gas flares, habitat destruction, air.• Air pollution and exposure to hazardous chemicals are important causes of the environment-related burden of dis-ease in OECD countries. The transport and energy sectors are major contributors to air pollution, while important sources of chemical pollution are agriculture, industry, and waste disposal and incineration.These impacts can be largely associated with water quality, physical and chemical land degradation, and air pollution through dust fall-out and emissions of particulate matter (PM) and toxic gases. In particular, AMD from coal mining results in.
The world today. Since crude oil was first discovered in Nigeria in 1958, oil exploration has continued in the Niger-Delta. This paper examined the effects of oil pollution on the environment. Oil pollution occurs when crude oil and its refined products are spilled into the environment by the activities of man.Iron ore mining in Western Australia . Virtually all of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with steel production are from the carbon dioxide emissions related to energy consumption. Emissions to air. Coke production is one of the major pollution sources from steel production. Air emissions such as coke oven gas, naphthalene, ammonium.Iron . Itakpe, Ajakuta. L . 2 . “Mining in Nigeria The goo d, the bad and the ugly The lower respiratory infection associated with air pollution has advanced from the 4th in 2007 to the.Oct 26, 2016 Heavy metal pollution and acid mine drainage is a very important environmental concern where waste materials containing metal-rich sulfides from mining activity have been stored or abandoned . Tailings and rock dumps are associated with the surface impacts which greatly affect surface and ground water quality.
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