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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 ...

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

Jul 1, 2016 ... But they are often caused by mining accidents and bad mining practises. In Indonesia, the same fires used to clear large tracts of rainforest ...

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

Overview. Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful substances into the soil, air, and water. Mission 2016 proposes that governments enforce ...

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

Apr 20, 2015 ... Bad mining practices can ignite coal fires, which can burn for decades, release fly ash and smoke laden with greenhouse gasses and toxic ...

www.theworldcounts.com/stories/Negative-Effects-of-Coal-Mining

Aug 5, 2014 ... There are 2 ways to mine coal – Strip Mining and Underground Mining – both ways have their own impact to the environment and health.

greenliving.lovetoknow.com/How_Does_Mining_Affect_the_Environment

Includes: land affected by mining, deforestation, erosion, pollutants buried in soil are ... However, it has environmental impacts felt beyond mines and their vicinity. ..... Yeah I didn't think mining was this bad and also causes global warming.

kids.mongabay.com/lesson_plans/lisa_algee/mining.html

Mining is the extraction (removal) of minerals and metals from earth. Manganese, tantalum, cassiterite, copper, tin, nickel, bauxite (aluminum ore), iron ore, gold, ...

www.wealthdaily.com/articles/is-mining-a-bad-thing/4329

May 30, 2013 ... Based on the fact that roughly half the audience thought mining was a bad thing, I asked everyone who had raised their hand to please deposit ...

www.oxfam.org.au/what-we-do/mining/impacts-of-mining

Mining can impact local communities both positively and negatively. While positive impacts such as employment and community development projects are ...

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

Metal Mining and the Environment, p. 7,20-27,31-35,38-39. Published by the American Geosciences Institute Environmental Awareness Series. Modern mining ...