Pandey, Jitendra and Mohalik, Niroj Kumar (2016) Environmental and Socio-economic impacts of fire in Jharia coalfield, Jharkhand, India: an appraisal. Current Science, 110 (9). pp. 1639-1650. ISSN 0011-3891

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Phenomenon of coal mine fire has a long history on international magnitude in the destruction of valuable natural resources. It dominantly contributes towards adverse impact on environment. Societal influence in terms of health and life hazard is one of the key factors in mine fire areas. this paper focused on socioeconomic and environmental impacts of fire in Jharia coalfield (JCF), Jharkhand, India. Issue related to mine fire in various legislations (Mines Act 1952, Coal Mine Regulation 1957, etc) has been discussed with a view to overcome such situations. A few mitigative measures and proper management of coal mine fire has also been suggested.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coalfields, coal mine fire, safety and environment, subsidence
Subjects: Mine Fire
Depositing User: Mr. B. R. Panduranga
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2018 04:00
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018 04:00

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