publication . Article . 2018

Review : Pollution due to Coal Mining Activity and its Impact on Environment

Andi Arif Setiawan; Dedik Budianta; Suheryanto Suheryanto; Dwi Putro Priadi;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2018 Journal: Sriwijaya Journal of Environment (issn: 2527-4961, eissn: 2527-3809, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Graduate Program Sriwijaya University
Abstract Utilization of natural resources in the form of coal mines has a positive impact on economic and energy development, in addition to coal mining activities have a negative impact on the environment that result in environmental pollution in soil, water, and air. Pollution begins when clearing land, taking exploitation, transporting, stockpile and when the coal is burned. When land clearing causes damage to forest ecosystems. At the time of exploitation impact on air pollution by coal dust particles, the erosion, siltation of the river, the pollution of heavy metals and the formation of acid mine drainage (AMD). The high acid conditions cause the faster he...
free text keywords: coal, pollution, heavy metal, gas emission, Environmental sciences, GE1-350
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