19 mining issues - MINING: ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS 1....

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MINING: ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS 1. DEFINITIONS 2. METHODS OF MINING 3. ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS 4. SOLUTIONS. Suggested readings: search Purdue Libraries catalog for “mining” and “pollution” – there are a large number of electronic database resources. Mitchell, J.G. 2006. Mining the mountains. Smithsonian (January issue) pages 74-85. [mountaintop mining]
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DEFINITIONS ORE – __________________________ ________________________________. OVERBURDEN – __________________ _________________________________. TAILINGS – ___________________ ________________________________ ________________________________.
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METHODS OF MINING SURFACE MINING _________________________________ _________________________________. _________________________________ _________________________________ SAFER TECHNIQUE, LESS EXPENSIVE EXAMPLES: _______________________
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SUBSURFACE MINES ___________________________________ ___________________________________. MORE EXPENSIVE, MORE DANGEROUS,
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19 mining issues - MINING: ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS 1....

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