Environmental Impact of Mining Silver - Silver the Mineral
Material adapted from: Hudson, T.L, Fox, F.D., and Plumlee, G.S. 1999. Metal Mining and the Environment, p. 11,41-46. Published by the American Geosciences Institute Environmental Awareness Series. Click here to download the full handbook. The major potential environmental impacts associated with mining and associated mineral processing operations are related to erosion-proneThe resources we mine to produce the materials we need today and tomorrow, often occur in remote locations and sensitive environments. We are committed to understanding these environments and mitigating the impact our operations can have on them, from the very beginning to the end of an operation's life.This means not only taking care to mitigate any adverse impacts, but also ensuring .