2009 EPA M2M Grant: Methane Emissions Inventory from Abandoned Coal Mines in China

Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Description of Project
This project will perform a detailed inventory of abandoned mines in the eastern piedmont of Taihang mountains coal bearing region of Shanxi and Hebei Provinces, China. The project will aim to redress the lack of knowledge of, and focus on, abandoned mines through producing a systematic inventory of abandoned mine methane emissions in the coal bearing regions of Shanxi and Hebei Provinces. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
China, United States
Instrumental Organizations
University of Colorado, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
Additional Documentation
Final Report (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Kevin

Last Name: Doran

Organization Name: University of Colorado at Boulder, Center for Ene

Email: dorank@colorado.edu

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $400,000


Description of In-Kind Support: