Ecological concerns for strip miningUploader: Spencer 3 days ago Subscribe 3661
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Texas Brine Company sank a well to extract salt inhollowing out a huge cavern which was capped in Dear Readers, please refer to this latest article regarding the serious effects of Acid Mine Drainage on the environment and human lives in South Africa. The increase in soil erosion and metal loading affects the native aquatic life leaving behind fewer species. Such pollution can impair the habitat of fish and other aquatic species, thereby reducing population levels. For example, speciation of metals in sediments could modify their bioavailability, and thus their toxicity for aquatic organisms.