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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 chemicals from mining processes. Besides creating environmental damage, the contamination resulting from ... There is potential for massive contamination of the area surrounding mines ...

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

Although many countries require coal mines to have ... all their damage to water supplies, habitats and air quality.

careerminer.infomine.com/on-the-job-risks-of-mining

Because many mining operations are in remote locations, miners often have to remain ... these dangerous substances can result in long-term physical damage.

www.kyenvironmentalfoundation.org/coal-mining-health-risks.html

Miners also run the risk of respiratory damage through the high levels of dust and other chemical particulates present in deep coal mining facilities. Some of the ...

www.miningfacts.org/Environment/What-are-the-water-quality-concerns-at-mines-

For instance, metal mines that chemically process ore to concentrate metals such as copper and gold use much more water than non-metal mines such as coal, ...

abcnews.go.com/WN/mining-dangerous-job/story?id=10301377

Apr 6, 2010 ... On average, 50 to 60 miners die in America on the job every year. What makes the job of a miner so dangerous? The latest West Virginia mine ...

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

Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful substances into the soil, air, ... As more mines open in countries with varying levels of environmental ...

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

Apr 20, 2015 ... Bad mining practices can ignite coal fires, which can burn for ... Coal dust inhalation causes black lung disease among miners and those who ...

www.miningglobal.com/top-10/top-10-ways-make-mines-more-environmentally-friendly

Apr 29, 2014 ... Top 10 Ways to Make Mines More Environmentally Friendly. ... there in this industry, which inevitably causes some environmental damage.