Metal Mining and the Environment

MI-68 Metal Mining and the Environment

Part of the AGI Environmental Awareness Series. Addresses the processes of extracting natural resources, such as metals, from the Earth which commonly raise public concern about potential environemtal impacts. Provides basic information about the mining cycle, from exploration for basic mineral deposits to mine closure. Discusses the environmental aspects of metal mining and illustrates the ways science and technology assist in preventing or reducing environmental impacts. Includes color poster. 64 pages.

Author: T.L. Hudson, F.D. Fox, and G.S. Plumlee
Status: In Print
ISBN: 0-922152-51-9
Year: 1999


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