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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_mining

The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater and surface water by ...

web.mit.edu/12.000/www/m2016/finalwebsite/problems/mining.html

Environmental Risks of Mining. How they arise and how their effects can be mitigated. Overview. Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful ...

www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/climate-change/coal/Coal-mining-impacts

Jul 1, 2016 ... Strip mining impacts; Strip mining damages and pollutes ecosystems; Strip ... mining still causes widespread damage to the environment.

www.environment.co.za/mining-2/effects-of-mining.html

Apr 20, 2015 ... Effects Of Mining on the Environment. Most countries require reclamation of mining sites, to undo the environmental damage.

www.miningfacts.org/environment

Advances in mining technology and better management techniques mean that the environmental impact of mining has been significantly reduced.

www.dummies.com/education/science/environmental-science/what-is-the-environmental-impact-of-mining-and-burning-coal

Mining and burning coal for fuel is harmful to the environment; but, because coal is so abundant and cheap, many people are reluctant to give it up as a fuel ...

www.elaw.org/files/mining-eia-guidebook/Chapter1.pdf

follows are the typical phases of a proposed mining project. Each phase of mining is associated with different sets of environmental impacts. 1.1.1 Exploration.

www.pollutionissues.com/Li-Na/Mining.html

There are significant differences in the mining techniques and environmental effects of mining metallic, industrial, and fuel minerals. The discussion here will ...

www.okinternational.org/mining

Background. The mining sector is responsible for some of the largest releases of heavy metals into the environment of any industry. It also releases other air ...

www.americangeosciences.org/critical-issues/faq/how-can-metal-mining-impact-environment

Modern mining operations actively strive to mitigate potential environmental consequences of extracting metals, and such operations are strictly regulated in the ...