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Health effects of mining very severe. The mercury used in mining causes a number of different health problems, including neurological disorders and kidney diseases. Besides mercury-poisoning, people living around mines are polluted by lead, zinc and copper

  • Impacts of Coal Use on Health | Annual Review of Public Health
    Impacts of Coal Use on Health | Annual Review of Public Health

    Public Health Impacts from Coal Mining Worldwide Evidence for public health effects from coal mining in other parts of the United States is much more limited ( 54 ). MTR is practiced in strict form only in Appalachia, and it may be that the topography, population density around mining sites, other population characteristics, or the mountain

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  • MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL MINING: IMPACTS ON
    MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL MINING: IMPACTS ON

    The overall objective of this evaluation is to understand the human health impacts of MTR mining by conducting a systematic review of published studies of MTR mining and community health, occupational studies of MTR mining, and any available animal and in vitro experimental studies of exposures to MTR mining-related mixtures

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  • The public health impacts of surface coal mining
    The public health impacts of surface coal mining

    Dec 01, 2015 Surface coal mining causes local air and water pollution. •. Epidemiological data demonstrate that populations in mining communities have poor health. •. Environmental and public health impacts are pronounced in mountaintop removal mining areas. •. Additional studies of exposure, dose, and biological impact are needed

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  • Better Health in Mines and Mining Communities: A Shared
    Better Health in Mines and Mining Communities: A Shared

    Mar 06, 2015 In Africa, in particular, the mining sector has great potential to lift the continent’s poor out of poverty and distribute wealth from elites to citizens and from the central government to communities affected by mining operations. One area where mining revenues can have particularly transformative developmental impacts is in health

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  • The Health and Environmental Impact of Uranium Mining
    The Health and Environmental Impact of Uranium Mining

    Uranium mining facilities produce tailings that generally are disposed of in near surface impoundments close to the mine. These tailings pose serious environmental and health risks in the form of Randon emission, windblown dust dispersal and leaching of contaminants including heavy metals and

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  • Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in
    Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in

    Mar 01, 2018 The health impacts of mining on surrounding communities include increased risk of malaria, skin diseases, diarrhea, fever, colds and catarrh. Additional health impacts include contraction of HIV/AIDS by individuals who are involved in or associated with prostitution in mining communities. The environmental impacts include noise pollution caused

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  • Mining and Environmental Health Disparities in Native
    Mining and Environmental Health Disparities in Native

    Apr 26, 2017 Well researched and comprehensive documentation of the history of uranium mining, the legal and federal agency roles in development of the mines, and the impacts on the Navajo people. 6. • Leasing of Indian Lands: Hearings on Senate Bill 145: U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senate, 1st Sess. (January 16–23, 1902)

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  • Mining and Water Pollution — Safe Drinking Water
    Mining and Water Pollution — Safe Drinking Water

    Dec 17, 2016 There are four main types of mining impacts on water quality. 1. Acid Mine Drainage. Acid Rock Drainage (ARD) is a natural process whereby sulphuric acid is produced when sulphides in rocks are exposed to air and water. Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) is

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  • A Troubling Look at the Human Toll of Mountaintop Removal
    A Troubling Look at the Human Toll of Mountaintop Removal

    Nov 21, 2017 The devastating environmental impacts of mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia have long been well documented. But over the last decade, Indiana University researcher Michael Hendryx has been examining another consequence of this form of coal surface mining that had previously been overlooked: the health impacts on the people in the surrounding communities

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  • Managing Environmental and Health Impacts of
    Managing Environmental and Health Impacts of

    mining the most regulated and one of the safest and environmentally responsible forms of mining in the world. In support of this statement, this report provides an overview of the evolution of mining practices and outlines how health and environmental impacts of

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  • The Environmental Impact of Mining (Different Mining
    The Environmental Impact of Mining (Different Mining

    May 27, 2020 Mining remains an essential and growing part of the modern industry. By some estimates, it makes up nearly 45% of the total global economy, and mineral production continues to increase as demand for raw materials grows around the world.. However, many mining techniques still in use can have serious impacts on both the mining site itself and the surrounding environment

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  • Protocol for a Systematic Review of Mountaintop
    Protocol for a Systematic Review of Mountaintop

    Mountaintop Removal Mining: Impacts on Health in the Surrounding Community. 6 . studies. When available, experimental animal and in vitro studies may provide context for interpreting the human studies literature. 2. Confounding issues . Observational epidemiology studies must properly account for all potential sources of

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  • Health impacts of industrial mining in Ghana and sub
    Health impacts of industrial mining in Ghana and sub

    Sep 02, 2021 While industrial mining is expected to contribute to economic development and improve life, the process of mining can have negative impacts on local communities. New evidence from the Health Impact Assessment for Sustainable Development (HIA4SD) project illuminates the interaction between industrial mining and public health, health care delivery and other health determinants

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  • Health Impacts of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
    Health Impacts of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

    Human health impacts may come from contact with streams or exposure to airborne toxins and dust. State advisories are in effect for excessive human consumption of

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  • Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery
    Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery

    Jul 09, 2019 And I learnt that small-scale artisanal mining has particular challenges that are not seen in large-scale mines, including the association of gold mining with health

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  • Better Health in Mines and Mining Communities: A
    Better Health in Mines and Mining Communities: A

    Mar 06, 2015 One area where mining revenues can have particularly transformative developmental impacts is in health. Despite tremendous gains in health care delivery, many African

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  • Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health
    Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Common health threats posed by coal mining: Pneumoconiosis, aka black lung disease or CWP, is caused when miners breathe in coal dust and carbon, which harden

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING
    ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

    communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining and its effects on public health, agriculture and the

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  • Evidence of the impacts of metal mining and the
    Evidence of the impacts of metal mining and the

    Feb 21, 2019 Mining is also known to affect traditional practices of Indigenous peoples living in nearby communities , and conflicts in land use are also often present, as are other

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