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Environmental impact assessment of a proposed bauxite. Feb 01, 2010 · The process of environmental degradation, which starts with the extraction of minerals resulting in land degradation and addition of pollutants in the air and water, continues even as the extracted mineral ores are further processed and developed for their ultimate uses.

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2019-9-17 · the effect of environmental degradation on property values in Ikom Urban ... the seemingly devastating effect of solid mineral mining on the plateau and the encroaching of desertification in the north to mention a few. The effect of this neglect can be further seen in the Niger delta geopolitical zone of Nigeria where gas flaring and oil ...

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2013-2-7 · environmental degradation in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It will enlighten and sensitize relevant authorities on the problem within the Niger Delta region of Nigeria with recommendations that would be made arising from the study, which will help policy makers on future plans. Secondly, bring into perspective the environmental

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2017-9-23 · Adebiyi H.O.; Prevention Of Environmental Degradation In Nigeria: A Strategy Towards Sustainable Development 19 2.5 Nuclear Power Risks Ityavyar, et. al (2013); asserts that the fact that Nigeria is not thinking along the line of Nuclear Power development, notwithstanding, we are an integral part of the "global village" which the Earth has ...

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2021-11-23 · Nigeria is endowed with vast reserves of solid minerals, including, but not limited to, precious and base minerals, ... The Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act is the principal . legislation that regulates the sector. The Act vests the ... Mines Environment and Compliance 3. Mining Cadastre Office 4. Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Department.

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2017-8-26 · University of Nigeria . Abstract- Mineral exploration and processing have caused varying degree of environmental damage in Nigeria. These include alteration of ecological state, air, water, soil pollution, destruction of soil flora and fauna, loss of vegetation, landscape degradation and radiation emission.

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2020-8-21 · Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country''s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an …

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2016-9-9 · Source: Journal of Physical Sciences, 2007 Mining is a common practice in Nigeria, the problem with the activity in the country, however, is the inattention of the miners and the government to proper mining practices which makes life difficult for the people. And many people because of their low level of education do not know their environmental obligations under the …

The Effect Of Environmental Degradation On Property Values

2021-9-3 · Section two dealt with conceptual issues on environmental degradation and economic development. Section three briefly looked at the situation in Nigeria. The section four discussed the impact of environmental degradation on the Nigerian economy. The section five dealt with policy recommendations and section six is the summary and conclusion.

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2017-2-12 · Laws & Guidelines Regulating Solid Mineral Industry in Nigeria – You need to know about Nigerian minerals and mining regulations 2011, mining regulations in Nigeria, Nigerian minerals and mining act 2007, national minerals and metals policy 2008 Nigeria, mines and minerals act 2014, history of mining in Nigeria, problems of mining in Nigeria.

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2021-11-9 · Mining and beneficiation create three types of solid waste: overburden, soil and rock removed to gain access to a mineral deposit; waste rock, separated from ore during mining; and tailings, fine waste particles produced during …

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2020-2-26 · Nigeria is a country endowed with abundant mineral resources. These mineral resources have helped in the growth and development of the country. But as beneficial as this exploitation of mineral resources has brought to Nigeria, it has likewise caused some environmental degradation in the country, especially in those quarrying areas.

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2021-11-11 · environmental degradation in the economy and how can it be mitigated in an economy like Nigeria. Specially, the objectives are to ascertain the impact of carbon oxide emission and greenhouse effect on the Nigerian economy". II. CONCEPTUALISSUESIN ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION "Environment is the natural and social condition

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2020-5-8 · For example, large-scale mining of tin and related minerals on the Jos Plateau is associated with high level of landscape degradation; solid waste heaps; and air, water and land pollution. Other areas influenced by large-scale adverse environmental impacts are Sagamu, Ewekoro, Ashaka and Gboko mines, producing limestone for cement production ...

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

2015-9-19 · harnessing the minerals in Nigeria. An attempt will also be made to examine the possible precautions and reme-dies that can be applied in order to mitigate the effect of adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently being exploited in Nigeria. Some of the minerals, notably,

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The environmental implications of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in Nigeria with a special focus on Tin in Jos and Coal in Enugu February 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.jsm.2018.12.001

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Environmental impact assessment of a proposed bauxite. Feb 01, 2010 · The process of environmental degradation, which starts with the extraction of minerals resulting in land degradation and addition of pollutants in the air and water, continues even as the extracted mineral ores are further processed and developed for their ultimate uses.

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Oil exploration and environmental degradation: The Nigerian experience. Article. Jan 2004; A.O. Tolulope; View. Evaluating the influence of open cast mining of …

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dimension and severity of mining activities on the environment. For instance, Gyang et al. (2010) enumerated the problems associated with mineral development in Nigeria. In Zamfara State for instance, where active mining of gold, lead and other minerals was active, the indiscriminate manner in which the

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Nasarawa State is located in north central Nigeria and it is known as Nigeria''s home of solid minerals. It is endowed with barite, copper, zinc, tantalite and granite. Continuous releases of mining waste and tailings into the biosphere may result in …

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2015-8-7 · Mining licenses in Nigeria cannot be used as collateral for loans, as done in other global mining hubs. ... GDP from mining of solid minerals. However, this figure is solely from the formal mining sector. The artisanal mining sector is largely ... evacuation, resulting in environmental degradation, erosion and excessive pollution, amongst other ...

Environmental Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining in Luku ...

2020-8-21 · The evaluation of environmental impact of artisanal gold mining was carried out in Luku, Minna, North Central Nigeria, to evaluate environmental hazards associated with artisanal gold mining through field work and Laboratory analyses. During the field work, observations of the whole mining site were made so as to evaluate the physical impact of mining and …

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2019-2-1 · The environmental implications of the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in Nigeria with a special focus on Tin in Jos and Coal in Enugu ... ponds have resulted in several deaths. Additionally, during tin mining, radioactive minerals were released into the environment. Soil degradation was caused by erosion, resulting in loss of ...

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2021-10-30 · Illegal gold mining has become routine in Nigeria and both compatriots and foreigners are neck-deep in stealing the country''s highly valued mineral, yet Nigeria wallows in foreign debts, TUNDE ...

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Adekoya JA (2003). Environmental Effect of Solid Minerals Mining. J. Phys. Sci. Kenya. pp. 625–640 . Aigbedion IN (2005). Environmental Pollution in the Niger-Delta, Nigeria. Inter-Discplinary J. Enugu-Nigeria: 3(4): 205–210. Ajakaiye DE (1985). Environmental Problems associated with Mineral Exploitation in Nigeria.

The Devastating Effects of Environmental Degradation

2010-11-10 · Environmental degradation is the deterioration of the environment through depletion of resources such as air, water, and soil, the destruction of ecosystems and the extinction of wildlife.(Wikipedia) When the environment becomes less valuable or damaged, environmental degradation is said to occur. There are many forms of environmental degradation.

Environmental Degradation: Ogun bans dredging, sand …

2021-8-21 · The Ogun State Government on Friday banned dredging and sand mining activities in various sites across the state with immediate effect. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment, Mr Ola Oresanya, made the assertion during an environmental assessment inspection of Abule-Oko Community, Magboro in Obafemi Owode Local Government of the …

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2021-2-6 · Environmental Degradation its Impact on Natural Resources ... of solid waste disposal, and also the susceptibility of ... natural environment in Nigeria, tin mining in the Jos Plateau region is mainly by the open cast, hand paddocking method, resulting to man-made lakes, the