en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_mining

The environmental impact of mining includes erosion in the environment, formation of sinkholes ... Mining can have harmful effects on surrounding surface and groundwater if protective measures are not taken. The result can be unnaturally ...

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

Apr 20, 2015 ... The effects of mining coal persists for years after coal is removed. ... Bad mining practices can ignite coal fires, which can burn for decades, ...

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 ...

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.worldatlas.com/articles/what-is-the-environmental-impact-of-the-mining-industry.html

Water pollution, loss of biodiversity, soil erosion and pollution, and formation of sink holes are among the worst effects of the mining industry on the environment.

www.yourarticlelibrary.com/environment/9-adverse-effects-of-mining-on-environment/12334

Some of the major effects of mining on the environment are as follows: ... Release of harmful trace element e.g., CO, Pb, Cd etc. leads to the contamination of ...

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

Modern mining is an industry that involves the exploration for and removal of minerals from the earth, economically and with minimum damage to the ...

greenliving.lovetoknow.com/How_Does_Mining_Affect_the_Environment

However, it has environmental impacts felt beyond mines and their vicinity. ... Strip mining is more harmful as larger tracts of land is affected, but is favored by the ...

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

Aug 5, 2014 ... The negative effects of coal mining cannot be disputed: Destruction of Landscapes and Habitats: Strip mining also known as surface mining, ...