Environmental Management in Mines

Course Name: 

Environmental Management in Mines (MN452)


B.Tech (Mining Engg)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Environmental problems due to mining. Land degradation. Pollution due to mining in terms of air and water. Acid Mine Drainage, Socio-economic impacts. Control measures. Pollution due to noise and vibrations. Reclamation of mined out and subsided areas. Mine closure. Environmental policies. Environmental Management Plan. Environmental Impact Assessment. Risk Analysis. Disaster management plan. Preparation of EMP for various mineral industries. Cost of environmental management. Environmental audit.


Dhar, B.B., Environmental management of mining operations. Chadwick et al., Pergamon press, Environmental impacts of coal mining and utilization


Mining Engineering

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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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