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  • Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

    In Kenya the artisanal stone quarrying industry has grown rapidly in recent years, employing many, but also having adverse effects upon the environment in terms

  • ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF DIMENSION STONE

    It is on these bases that the study was conducted to unearth the effects of dimension stone quarrying activities in consideration to legal frame works in Ndarugo area in Kiambu County, Kenya. The study employed descriptive survey design because it relied on people’s opinions about different issues as stated on the questions.

  • AN ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF

    2021-6-28 · Kenya is a growing economy and it is in the list of third world countries what is commonly referred to as developing countries. As a result of this its poor-rich gap keeps on growing as a result of the high stone quarrying and its impacts on the environment by able investors and as

  • Eshiwani Effects of Quarrying Activities on the ...

    2019-7-12 · requirement in their profession. This increases the effects to the health of the quarry workers. The findings showed that regardless of the important role that quarrying activities played in the economic growth; it resulted into negative effects to the environment

  • Effects of Adherence to Environmental Rules and ...

    2021-12-8 · Stone quarrying has been recognized as a socioeconomic activity serving as a fundamental source of livelihood for some communities. Nonetheless, most operations are often accompanied by adverse effects on the same communities and the environment. The objective of this study was to determine the level of awareness of environmental rules, regulations, and

  • Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

    2002-2-7 · Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst— A Literature Review By William H. Langer Open-File Report OF–01–0484 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

    2018-7-12 · the environmental effect of stone quarrying activities on the soil, water and Air quality within the communities. Stone quarrying activities has resulted in environment issues in Nigeria and Ebonyi State inclusive. This activities has affected

  • (PDF) Limestone quarries and their environmental impact

    2022-1-15 · Like all other industrial processes, the environmental impact of limestone. quarrying has to be assessed in terms of its effects on air quality, groundwater, ecology, a nd its impact on the ...

  • An Assessment Of Environmental Impacts Of Stone

    ABSTRACT. Kenya is a growing economy and it is in the list of third world countries what is commonly referred to as developing countries. As a result of this its poor-rich gap keeps on growing as a result of the high stone quarrying and its impacts on the environment by able investors and as research indicates 4 out of every 5 Kenyans live in rural areas and this may

  • Effects of Adherence to Environmental Rules and ...

    2021-12-8 · Stone quarrying has been recognized as a socioeconomic activity serving as a fundamental source of livelihood for some communities. Nonetheless, most operations are often accompanied by adverse effects on the same communities and the environment. The objective of this study was to determine the level of awareness of environmental rules, regulations, and

  • DUST POLLUTION AND ITS HEALTH RISKS AMONG

    2021-6-28 · Information on the chemical composition of the quarry dust is important as it forms a vital baseline for among others the detection of the undesirable health effects among the quarry workers. The aim of the study was to find out the occupational health risks posed by the dust to the quarry workers in Kajiado County, Kenya.

  • Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a

    Stone quarrying continues to play major role in this process. However, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socio-economic conflicts in the study area. The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local ...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

    2018-7-12 · the environmental effect of stone quarrying activities on the soil, water and Air quality within the communities. Stone quarrying activities has resulted in environment issues in Nigeria and Ebonyi State inclusive. This activities has affected

  • Assessment of the Effects of Quarrying Activities on Some ...

    2011-12-1 · This study assessed the effects of quarrying activities on some selected communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District. Questionnaires targeting inhabitants around the quarry sites, observations, collection of health records from well patronized hospitals/clinics and dust (PM10) sampling were used as data gathering instruments. The study revealed that some of the men

  • Assessment of the Effects of Quarrying Activities on Some ...

    This study assessed the effects of quarrying activities on some selected communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District. Questionnaires targeting inhabitants around the quarry sites, observations, collection of health records from well patronized hospitals/clinics and dust (PM 10 ) sampling were used as data gathering instruments.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON RESIDENTS’ WELL-BEING

    2019-11-20 · quarry stone using public routes, resulting in dust and also noise and traffic congestion. Residents also ... in health and safety effects on people and animals, damage to property through the deposition of dust, ... quarry environment and irrigation of plants with water from hand-dug wells in the area should be ...

  • ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT - MIGA

    2003-8-24 · the proposed environmental management plan is followed as proposed. Additional to that some recommendations have been proposed so that the execution of the project becomes a success without harming or with the least negative effect to the environment in general.

  • Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel Operations in

    2013-3-15 · The most obvious environmental impact from aggregate, stone, and industrial mineral mines is degraded air quality, and associated health effects, resulting from airborne emissions from both the stack and the disturbed areas at these

  • An Assessment Of Environmental Impacts Of Stone

    ABSTRACT. Kenya is a growing economy and it is in the list of third world countries what is commonly referred to as developing countries. As a result of this its poor-rich gap keeps on growing as a result of the high stone quarrying and its impacts on the environment by able investors and as research indicates 4 out of every 5 Kenyans live in rural areas and this may

  • Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a

    Stone quarrying continues to play major role in this process. However, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socio-economic conflicts in the study area. The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local ...

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

    2018-7-12 · the environmental effect of stone quarrying activities on the soil, water and Air quality within the communities. Stone quarrying activities has resulted in environment issues in Nigeria and Ebonyi State inclusive. This activities has affected

  • effects of quarry on environment and livelihood of people

    Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities in the ... people as a result of the quarrying activities in the area. Notable among these is .... study are therefore to assess the environmental effects of limestone quarrying... >>Get More Details. Case Study on the Effects of Mining and Dams on the Environment ...

  • Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

    2013-12-24 · Effects of Quarry Activities on Some Selected Communities ... stone, perlite, marble, ironstone, slate, granite, rock salt and phosphate rock. The suitability of the stone for ... study are therefore to assess the environmental effects of limestone quarrying and its

  • Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of hard rock ...

    2020-8-12 · The increase in demand of building stones and construction-grade sand has resulted in aggressive hard rock quarrying in many parts of the world. The problems are to be evaluated in detail for the judicious use of resources on the one hand and ensuring health of the ecosystems on the other. The present study aims to evaluate the impact of hard rock quarrying on one of

  • 3. The Environmental Impacts of Aggregate

    A more detailed picture of the environmental impact of aggregate mining is outlined in a 2005 legal challenge to the expansion of an existing quarry in the Niagara Escarpment. The report focuses on the following potential

  • Socio-Economic & Environmental Impact Assessment of

    2015-1-6 · quarry to minimize negative socio-economic and environmental impacts, and, Further recognizing that the Environmental Assessment Act 2000 requires the National Environment Commission Secretariat to report to the National Environment Commission on the implementation and enforcement of the Act on annual basis,

  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON RESIDENTS’ WELL-BEING

    2019-11-20 · quarry stone using public routes, resulting in dust and also noise and traffic congestion. Residents also ... in health and safety effects on people and animals, damage to property through the deposition of dust, ... quarry environment and irrigation of plants with water from hand-dug wells in the area should be ...

  • Environmental Impacts of Sand and Gravel Operations in

    2013-3-15 · The most obvious environmental impact from aggregate, stone, and industrial mineral mines is degraded air quality, and associated health effects, resulting from airborne emissions from both the stack and the disturbed areas at these