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Mine water pollution

Mine water pollution

proceedings of a seminar held in Pretoria, South Africa, 5-6 April, 1982

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This was one of four post-conference seminars held concurrently in Pretoria after the 11th IAWPRC Conference, Cape Town, 29 March-2 April 1982.

Statementeditor: P.E. Odendaal.
SeriesWater science and technology -- vol. 15, no. 2
ContributionsOdendaal, P. E., International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20968054M
ISBN 100080304230

  A Canadian company seeking U.S. approval for three open-pit gold mines in Idaho is suing the U.S. government, contending U.S. officials are allowing water pollution at . Sivakumar et al-Case History Analysis of Mine Water Pollution in New South Wales, Australia There are only two authorised EPA waste water discharge points on the site. One is located at the creek dam spillway while the other is at the treated effluent spray irrigation area.

  This is evident from the massive number of mines found around the country. However, mining has been noted to cause inimical impacts to the human health, organisms and environment as a whole, with water resources being the most common victim of the pollution. The mining of coal and gold for multilateral uses exposes pyrite to oxidising agents.   Tackling Water Pollution “Once a mine is in operation water protection must remain the highest goal of the company, even if it means reduced mineral productivity. Adopting this common-sense ethic is the only way we can ensure that the golden dreams of mining do not turn into the nightmare of poisoned streams.” Carlos De Rosa & James Lyon,

  BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Canadian company seeking U.S. approval for three open-pit gold mines in central Idaho is suing the U.S. government, contending U.S. officials are allowing water pollution. Mine water management in Pécs The 2nd IMAGE-TRAIN Advanced Study Course was held in Pécs, Hungary from June 23 to 27 and focused on mine water management. The choice of the venue was closely linked to the topic. Close to Pécs one of Europe’s largest .


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