Day: January 31, 2019

The Environmental Impacts of Open-Pit Mining

The Environmental Impacts of Open-Pit Mining

The Environmental Impacts of Open-Pit Mining

01/31/19

“What are the environmental impacts of open-pit mining?”

 

Materials such as rare-earth minerals are often obtained through open-pit mining. However, this process is extremely environmentally destructive, releasing a multitude of harmful chemicals, debris, and dust into the air. The residue can also cause Sound pollution from the machinery, ground vibration from the operations, forcibly resettle people, pollute nearby water and destroy soil fertility. Thus, The Environmental Impacts of Open-Pit Mining must be minimized at all costs!