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Development of Environmental Quality Index for Environmental Sustainability and in Surface Mines in West Bengal

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 12)

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Page : 372-380

Keywords : Environmental; Sustainability indicator; GIS; PCA; Weights; West Bengal;

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Environmental quality index can be used as an indicator to monitor and regulate mining operations and ensure long-term environmental sustainability. It can be viewed as a mining footprint, which is surrogate of the environmental impacts of mining. In this paper, a methodological framework is developed to demonstrate how environmental quality index can be used as an indicator of environmental degradation

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