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Environmental Effects of Mining

By: Earle A Ripley, Robert E Redman and Adele A Crowder

356 pages, Tabs, figs

Saint Lucie Press

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #42417 | ISBN: 188401576X
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Detailed case study of the environmental effects of copper and nickel mining in the US.


Mineral ExtractionExploration Geophysical Other Forms of Exploration ransportation and Services Environmental Effects of ExplorationSite DevelopmentExtraction Underground Mining Surface Mining Non-Entry Mining Environmental Effects of ExtractionBeneficiation Crushing and Grinding Gravity Separation Magnetic and Electrostatic Separation Flotation Environmental Effects of BeneficiationMetallurgical Processing and Refining Pyrometallurgy Hydrometallurgy Electrometallurgy Environmental Effects of Further ProcessingDecommissioningEcosystemsMeasurement of Energy FlowFood WebsStructure and NichesCommunities and DiversityPopulationsBiogeochemical CyclingSuccessionStability and ResilienceRegions in Which Mining OccursDispersion of ResidualsDeposition ProcessesSummaryEnvironmental ImpactMeasurement of Energy FlowFood WebsStructure and NichesCommunities and DiversityPopulationsBiogeochemical CyclingSuccessionStability and ResilienceConclusionsPrevention, Reclamation, and RehabilitationReclamation of Terrestrial EcosystemsRehabilitating Spoils and TailingsPhysical Stabilization of Acid-Generating WastesRevegetationPhysical CharacteristicsChemical CharacteristicsSoil FertilitySpecies Selection and Planting TechniquesRehabilitation of Abandoned SitesAquatic Ecosystems Wetlands Lakes Marine Sites and Meromictic LakesRegulation and Monitoring Emission Standards Air, Water, and Land Quality Standards Monitoring Compliance Trends SummaryCase StudySulphidesHistoryOrebodiesExtraction and Processing of OreMajor Sulphide MetalsEnvironmental Effects Aquatic Ecosystems Atmospheric EffectsReclamationSummaryCase StudiesGold and SilverHistoryOrebodiesExtraction and Processing of OreSummaryCase StudiesUraniumHistoryExtraction and Processing of OreEnvironmental EffectsEffects on OrganismsReclamation of ImpoundmentsResearchMonitoringCase StudyOreHistoryOrebodiesExtraction and Processing of OreEnvironmental EffectsSummaryCarbon Products: Coal, Peat, Graphite, and DiamondsCoalPeatGraphiteDiamondsSummaryPotash and Other SaltsPotashRock SaltSodium SulphateEnvironmental EffectsSummaryIndustrial MineralsStructural Materials Environmental Effects of Production Reclamation Asbestos Cement Clays Dimensional Stone Lime Mineral AggregatesOther Industrial Minerals Barite Fluorspar Gypsum and Anhydrite Mica Nepheline Syenite Silica and Silicon Talc, Steatite, and PyrophylliteCase StudyGlossary, References, Index

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