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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.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 expanding ... mining still causes widespread damage to the environment. ... Greenpeace documented massive open-cast coal mines' harmful effects in ...

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.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.miningfacts.org/environment

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

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

Some of the factors affecting global mining are environmental regulations, fuel ... acquiring mining rights; filing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); and ...

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.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 ...