Study on Ecological Compensation for Coal Mining Activities Based on Economic Externalities


The development and exploration mode of coal resource activities in China result in tremendous waste of resources and ecological environment pollution problems. This article analyzed the use of economic theory of externalities of coal mining activities from the point of environmental economics principles, proposed the ecological compensation connotation of coal mining activities, and analyzed the feasibility of the implementation of ecological compensation from economic viewpoint.

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Feng, S. , Wang, D. and Zhang, X. (2014) Study on Ecological Compensation for Coal Mining Activities Based on Economic Externalities. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 2, 151-156. doi: 10.4236/gep.2014.22021.

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