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Environmental Impact of Large-Scale Mining in Papua New Guinea: Mining Residue Disposal by the Ok Tedi Copper-Gold Mine

By: Jörg Hettler and Bernd Lehmann

52 pages, Figs, tabs

United Nations Environment Programme

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #87186 | ISBN: 3895820199
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Focuses on the effects of large discharges of tailings and waste rock material on riverbed aggradation of the Ok Tedi and Fly rivers. Also covered is the accumulation/redistribution of sediments in the Fly river floodplain and the possible toxic effects on biota and the food chain.

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