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Document ID (ISN)47481
CIS number 87-205
ISSN - Serial title 0301-4746 - Industrial Safety Chronicle
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Prasad D.N.
Title Environmental pollution in mining - Open-cast - Air - Act-1981 - its impact
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1986, Vol.17, No.1, p.9-19.
Abstract Survey of environmental effects of open-cast mines in India. Characteristics of certain gases encountered in such mines: carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde, acrolein. Measures for the supply of clean air in open pits. Maintenance of equipment. Comfortable working conditions. Assessment of environmental impact. List of applicable environmental laws in India. A questionnaire to be used for the assessment of air pollution is included.
Descriptors (primary) India; opencast work; mining and quarrying; atmospheric pollution; environmental pollution
Descriptors (secondary) formaldehyde; nitrogen dioxide; carbon monoxide; carbon dioxide; hydrogen sulfide; check lists; legislation; sulfur dioxide; developing countries; acrolein; maintenance
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Mining and quarrying
Environmental pollution