2006 EPA M2M Grant: Quantification of VAM Emissions from Gassy Underground Coal Mines in India

Stage
idea
Sector
Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
India
Location
* Moonidih Mine in Jharia, Jharkland
* Chinakuri Mine in Raniganj, West Bengal
 
Description of Project
This project will quantify the VAM emissions from two gassy underground coal mines in India.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
India, United States
Instrumental Organizations
* U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
* Southern Illinois University
* Central Mining Research Institute (CMRI) of India
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
 
Emissions reductions:
(MTCO2E)
 
Results and Outcomes
Promote project development 
Additional Documentation
Final Report: Quantification of VAM Emission from Gassy Underground Coal Mines in India (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Dr. Satya

Last Name: Harpalani

Organization Name: Southern Illinois University

Email: satya@engr.siu.edu

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $77,000 (FY 2007 EPA)

 

Description of In-Kind Support:
None

Comments
Project's EPA contact:
Jayne Somers, U.S. EPA Coalbed Methane Outreach Program
Email: Somers.Jayne@epa.gov
 
Expo
No


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