Zeitschrift für Umweltverschmutzungseffekte und -kontrolle

Zeitschrift für Umweltverschmutzungseffekte und -kontrolle
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Stone Quarrying Impact on Air Soil Water in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Peter C*, Alozie MC and Azubuine CE

This study examine the impact of stone quarrying on air soil and water in Ebonyi State and the magnitude of its impact in Environmental pollution. Earth particles were collected from two major sites of Ishiagu and Akpoha using purposeful sampling method. Findings showed that distance from quarrying site determine the level of pollution in sites. Soil, water, air, bone were also examined to find out the magnitude of pollution. The observation indicated that the Ishiagu (the old quarrying site) had more pollution than new quarrying site at Akpoha.