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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

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 ... Coal mining, the first step in the dirty lifecycle of coal, causes deforestation and releases toxic amounts of minerals and heavy metals into the ...

greenliving.lovetoknow.com/How_Does_Mining_Affect_the_Environment

Each of these methods have varying impacts on the environment. ... Strip mining is more harmful as larger tracts of land is affected, but is favored by the industry ...

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

Jul 1, 2016 ... When coal mines move in, whole communities are forced off their land by ... an area that is much larger than the immediate coal-mining environment. ... Greenpeace documented massive open-cast coal mines' harmful effects ...

www.miningfacts.org/environment

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

www.miningfacts.org/Environment/How-can-mining-become-more-environmentally-sustainable

Mining can become more environmentally sustainable by developing and integrating practices that reduce the environmental impact of mining operations.

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.

www.pegasusfoundation.org/effects-of-mining-environment-wildlife

Mar 9, 2017 ... Mining is an inherently destructive industry, and the mining effects of even a single operation can have a severe impact on the environment and ...