Environmental Impact Assessment & Management in Mines

Course Name: 

Environmental Impact Assessment & Management in Mines (MN915)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Nature and Causes of environmental problems due to mining. Monitoring and control. Acid mine drainage and its control, Pollution due to noise and vibrations: Causes, monitoring and control techniques, Environmental Impact Assessment. Impact Assessment methods and preparation of EMP for mineral industries. Ranking of Impacts, Environmental Management plan. Environmental audits. Changes of Social Environment due to mining, Socio- economic factors. Legislation and Pollution Control Acts.


B.B. Dhar (Editor) Environmental management of mining operations. Chad-wicketal, Environmental impacts of coal mining and utilization, Pergamon Press. Proceedings of training programme on mining project plan, IBM, Bangalore, July 29-30, 1987.

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 Prof Harsh Vardhan,

 Professor and Head
 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod@nitk.edu.in

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