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Main Title Environmental effects of mining /
Author Ripley, Earle A.,
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Author Title of a Work
Redmann, Robert E.,
Crowder, Adèle A.
Ripley, Earle A.,Environmental impact of mining in Canada.
Crowder, Adele A.
Publisher St. Lucie Press,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 33984153
ISBN 188401576X; 9781884015762
Subjects Mineral industries--Environmental aspects--Canada. ; Industrial management--Environmental aspects. ; Mijnbouw. ; Milieuverontreiniging.
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  TD195.M5R559 1996 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 12/18/1998
ELBM  TD195.M5R559 1996 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/29/2017
ERAM  TD195.M5R559 1996 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 03/14/1997
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation viii, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Revised edition of: Environmental impact of mining in Canada. c1978. Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-345) and index.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Mineral Extraction -- Ch. 2. Ecosystems -- Ch. 3. Environmental Impact -- Ch. 4. Prevention, Reclamation and Rehabilitation -- Ch. 5. Sulphide Ores -- Ch. 6. Gold and Silver -- Ch. 7. Uranium -- Ch. 8. Iron Ore -- Ch. 9. Carbon Products: Coal, Peat, Graphite, and Diamond -- Ch. 10. Potash and Other Salts -- Ch. 11. Industrial Minerals. An important new contribution to the environmental literature that presents practical and comprehensive solutions to mining activities. Four key reasons to put this book to work for you: timely content that has been peer reviewed by experts in mining, government, engineering, biology, geology, zoology, and education; practical format that addresses the major issues surrounding the process of extraction and processing of non-petroleum minerals, while outlining implications to the ecosystems; provides details for tailoring a mining operation's environmental management program to local needs and requirements; and packed with case histories, there is extensive coverage of current methods used on new and existing sites to perform damage prevention and restoration.