mining effect on health

  1. Environmental Risks of Mining

    This chart illustrates the many environmental hazards associated with mining. Additional Environmental Problems with Mining: In addition to the issues addressed above ...

  2. Impacts of Mining on Women’s Health in India

    Impacts of Mining on Women’s Health in India Published by MAC on 2003-04-15 . Impacts of Mining on Women’s Health. Background Paper by Mines, Minerals and People ...

  3. What Is the Environmental Impact of Mining and Burning Coal?

    Mining and burning coal for fuel is harmful to the environment; but, because coal is so abundant and cheap, many people are reluctant to give it up as a fuel source.

  4. Coal Mining & the Environment - World Coal

    Coal Mining & the Environment. Coal mining, particularly surface mining, requires large areas of land to be temporarily disturbed. This raises a number of ...

  5. What is mining? - Rainforest Information for Kids

    How does mining affect the environment? Mining is generally very destructive to the environment. It is one of the main causes of deforestation.

  6. Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia, the ...

    The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and ...

  7. managing uranium mining - IPPNW

    Fact sheet Uranium Mining 4: HEALTH EFFECTS OF URANIUM MINING What are the health risks of uranium mining for mineworkers? The health of miners that work in ...

  8. Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal « Appalachian Voices

    For more than a decade, Appalachia has also become known for the atrocity of mountaintop removal mining. ... Human Health Impacts; Community Impacts; Ecological Impacts;

  9. Health effects of coal mining and combustion: carcinogens and ...

    Wadden RA. Coal hydrogenation and environmental health. Environ Health Perspect. 1976 Apr; 14:201–206. [PMC free article] SAWICKI E, HAUSER TR, ELBERT WC, FOX FT ...

  10. Mining impacts | Greenpeace International

    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 the lungs.

  11. Taconite Mining—What are the health risks? Fact Sheet

    Taconite Mining—What are the health risks? By Ann Beann, MD Taconite iron ore mining presents significant health effects to both workers in the mines and those

  12. Health Risks - The Phosphate Risk

    For the most part, it's buried well below ground and has little to no effect on the health of plants, ... chemicals and by-products of phosphate mining.

  13. Human and Environmental Impact of Metal Mining

    They highlight the negative environmental and human health impacts of artisanal mining as well as its uncertain legal and regulatory status.

  14. Health effects of coal - SourceWatch

    There are a number of negative health effects of coal that occur through its mining, preparation, combustion, waste storage, and transport. Negative health ...

  15. Mining and Community Health - Alaska Community Action on ...

    Mining and Community Health . Introduction. Mining operations are large scale industrial operations with significant environmental impacts. Mining is destruct ive to ...

  16. W.Va. study unearths higher health risks in coal mining ...

    The geographic links between surface mining operations and health problems are stronger than those for deep mining, but Dr. Hendryx said they are still significant ...

  17. DIAMOND MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT FACT SHEET

    FOR MEDIA USE DIAMOND MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT FACT SHEET The formal diamond mining industry constantly strives to strike a balance between its

  18. Environmental impact of mining - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater, surface water by chemicals ...

  19. Study: Mountaintop coal mining raises birth defect risks

    Children born in mountaintop-mining counties across Appalachia suffered elevated risks of birth defects, concludes a forthcoming study.

  20. Harmful Effects of Mining and Viable Alternatives | Metallix ...

    The Effects of Mining. Because mining focuses on the removal of nonrenewable resources, ... followed by the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Acts in 1969 and 1977.

  21. Health Effects Of Mining - The World Counts

    The children suffer. Almost all children in the Peruvian town of La Oroya have dangerously high levels of lead, arsenic and other toxins in their blood.

  22. Health Effects of Uranium Mining - Uranium Network

    Health Effects of Uranium Mining Dr. Dale Dewar, MD, CCPF, FCFP Physicians for Global Survival Canada .

  23. Human Health Impacts at Fort Belknap from Gold Mining

    To further investigate human health impacts from gold mining on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, follow the links below.

  24. Chronic Illness Linked To Coal-mining Pollution, Study Shows

    Pollution from coal mining may have a negative impact on public health in mining communities, according to data analyzed in a West ia University research study.

  25. Hardrock Mining - Risks to Community Health

    contaminated by pollution from hardrock mining. Adverse health effects to those living near, downstream or downwind from mines can be substantial.

  26. Engulfed in a Toxic Cloud: The Effects of Coal Mining On ...

    The continued growth of coal mining has left communities with pervasive and irreparable damage. Until recently, however, the effects of coal on human health have been ...

  27. Uranium Mining in ia: Scientific, Technical ...

    Uranium Mining in ia examines the scientific, technical, ... caused by mining and process- ing activities can affect the health of freshwater biota.

  28. Gold mining industry's effects on health of mineworkers

    Health and safety company Boletshe Trading Enterprise, a black-owned outfit, states that the gold mining industry may cause health hazards for mineworkers and ...

  29. How does Mining Affect the Environment - Buzzle

    Mining activities require the clearing of large areas of land. The chemicals used in the mining process often escape into the environment causing large-scale pollution.

  30. DATA MINING FOR HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT

    DATA MINING FOR HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT Prasanna Desikan ... • Health reform legislation addresses these deficiencies; for instance, the American Recovery and

  31. Coal is Dirty | Ask Dr. Coal

    I live near a coal mine, is my health risk elevated? Residents of coal mining communities have increased risk of developing chronic heart, lung and kidney diseases.