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Uranium mining debate

The years 1976 and 1977 saw uranium mining become a major political issue in Australia, with the Ranger Inquiry (Fox) report opening up a public debate about uranium mining. The Movement Against Uranium Mining group was formed in 1976, and many protests and demonstrations against uranium mining were held.

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The Impact Of Mineral Development On Water Resources

process can last hundreds, even thousand years after mining activities (Miningwatch, 2011). Acid is carried off the mine site by rain water or surface run-off into nearby streams, rivers and ground water (boreholes, hand dug wells). Acid mine drainage degrades water quality severely and can kill aquatic life and make water virtually unusable.

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MiningWatch – mightyturk

Posts about MiningWatch written by mytiturk. Stephen Harper, our Prime Dictator (er, Prime Minister), who rules with temporary absolute power in our backwater, soon to be blackwater, corporate colony named Canada, recently shut down our parliament for the third time.

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Daniel Kappes

Mar 31, 2019While contrary to popular belief, Americans are by no means alone in exploiting Central and South America, their role in exploitation must be addressed, rather than Americans blindly supporting or opposing immigration from these countries. The exploiters are few, and the victims are many. The victims include those, often indigenous, forced off their lands; Americans

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MiningWatch Canada

18 July 2019, 10.36am EDTChilean community submits Open Letter to the People of Canada to MiningWatch Canada, notifies of threat Canadian mining company poses to their water Protect WaterChileEnvironmentKirsten Francescone Latin America Program Coordinator Kirsten Francescone works to support commun

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Philippines: New report alleges human rights

Dec 18, 2018W]ells have run dry, residents now need to pay for water services or buy bottled water for drinking and cooking. 3. Contamination of surface water. Residents spoke about the contamination of rivers around the mine making the water no longer suitable for irrigation as rice crops die when irrigated with the contaminated water. 4.

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B.C.'s 'archaic' mining laws urgently need update: 30

May 15, 2019Water is the common thread that runs through the reform package. "We want to change the way mining is done in B.C., and in particular, the need to protect water," said Ugo Lapointe of Ottawa-based MiningWatch Canada, which participated in drafting recommendations. "We say yes to mining, but not if it contaminates water."

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Home – Alaska Division of Mining, Land, and Water

Alaska State Land Sales Appraisals Aquatic Farming Arctic Strategic Transportation and Resources (ASTAR) Contract Administration Dam Safety Land Use Planning Mining Municipal Entitlements Navigability Permits Realty (Public Land Title) Shore Fishery Surveys, Easements and Plats Water

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Montana DEQ Public services permits

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is charged with protecting a clean and healthy environment as guaranteed to our citizens by our State Constitution. Our ultimate goal is to protect public health and to maintain Montana's high quality of life for current and future generations.

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Ontario mining royalties 'pitifully low': MiningWatch

Apr 14, 2015The expert panel report, published Jan. 31, 2015, made seven recommendations including getting riud of water in mining tailings, to create more stable dry stacks. In addition to its open letter to the auditor general, MiningWatch Canada also participated in an early consultation to inform the province's updated Mineral Development Strategy.

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UPDATE: MiningWatch roundtable on key environmental issues

Apr 16, 2010MiningWatch Canada held a roundtable talk with 30 people this afternoon in Ottawa on the key issues of mining in the 'Ring of Fire' area of northern Ontario, the federal environmental assessment act, and Bill C-300. 'RING OF FIRE' MINING Ramsey Hart of MiningWatch noted that the Ontario government promoted Ring of Fire iron and chromite mining in their most recent 'Open

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Mining Watch Romnia este o rețea de monitorizare creată pentru optimizarea eforturilor de supraveghere, planificare și intervenție a societății civile și a comunităților locale cu privire la activitățile miniere din Romnia. n acest sens, rețeaua desfășoară activități de monitorizare și analiză a proiectelor miniere propuse n țara noastră și derulează acțiuni de

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MiningWatch Submission to the Independent Engineering

Dec 07, 2014MiningWatch Canada Submission to the Independent Engineering Investigation and Review Panel December 7, 2014 re: the Mount Polley Mine Disaster p. 5 . A memorandum of understanding signed 20 November 2013 between the different BC departments involved in mining impoundment and diversion regulation in BC is an attempt to sort out the conflicting

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Global Gold Rush: The Price of Mining Pursuits On The

Jun 15, 2012Mining uses large quantities of both water and energy, and water shortages have been identified by mining companies as one of the major challenges facing their industry in the future. Scarcity of these resources has temporarily halted mine operations in places like Chile and South Africa.

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Mining Watch Romnia este o rețea de monitorizare creată pentru optimizarea eforturilor de supraveghere, planificare și intervenție a societății civile și a comunităților locale cu privire la activitățile miniere din Romnia. n acest sens, rețeaua desfășoară activități de monitorizare și analiză a proiectelor miniere propuse n țara noastră și derulează acțiuni de

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TROUBLED WATERS

world, threatening the drinking water, food supply and health of communities as well as aquatic life and ecosystems. An investigation by Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada has identified the world's waters that are suffering the greatest harm or TABLE 1. WATER BODiES impERiLED BY cURREnT OR pROpOSED TAiLingS DUmping, SELEcTED EXAmpLES BODY OF WATER

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DNI Metals Inc. Responds to Misinformed Statements of

DNI Metals Inc. Responds to Misinformed Statements of MiningWatch Canada Regarding Vohitsara Graphite Project in Madagascar. Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 14, 2017) - DNI (CSE: DNI) (OTC Pink: DMNKF) is urging MiningWatch Canada to retract misleading statements made with respect to DNI's operations in its Vohitsara graphite property in Madagascar.

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MiningWatch Canada files charges against BC government and

Oct 17, 2016Williams Lake, BC – MiningWatch Canada today filed a private prosecution against the B.C. government and the Mount Polley Mining Corporation for violations of the federal Fisheries Act in connection with the largest mine waste disaster in Canadian history.

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MiningWatch Canada

Non-profit, non-governmental organization focused on improving mining policies and practices in Canada and of Canadian companies operating internationally. MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organisations from across the country.

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Toxic Mine Waste Threatens World's Waters

Feb 28, 2012An investigation by Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada identifies the world's waters that are suffering the greatest harm or at greatest risk from the dumping of mine waste. The report, Troubled Waters: How Mine Waste Dumping is Poisoning our Oceans, Rivers, and Lakes, also names the leading companies that continue to use this irresponsible method of disposal.

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MiningWatch Canada addresses the urgent need for a co-ordinated public interest response to the threats to public health, water and air quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and community interests posed by irresponsible mineral policies and practices in Canada and around the world.

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Marcopper mining disaster

The Marcopper mining disaster is one of the worst mining and environmental disasters in Philippine history. It occurred on March 24, 1996, on the Philippine island of Marinduque, a province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region. The disaster led to drastic reforms in the country's mining policy. A fracture in the drainage tunnel of a large pit containing leftover mine tailings led to a

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Open pit mining

Water leakage contaminated with chemicals and reagents used in the extraction process can reach groundwater that is usually used as drinking water.-Soil contamination. This type of mining process completely eliminates soil in the mining area, contributing to erosion of the peripheral areas.

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NEWS RELEASE: MININGWATCH CANADA

Apr 29, 2011MiningWatch was a part of the multi-stakeholder advisory group that made recommendations following the National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility and the Extractives Sector. The Liberal Party commits to adopting standards and creating an independent ombudsman office to investigate complaints against Canadian mining companies, as called for in the

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Water Protection

British Columbia Mining Law Reform Water Protection 3 Introduction In addition to the water contamination that tailings storage creates (see "Waste Disposal and Management"), mines can degrade water in a multitude of other ways. Exploration and drilling can lead to erosion, hydrocarbon pollution and acid rock drainage from abandoned drill holes.

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(PDF) Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa

Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa: A review. Some form of water treatment and prevention to nullify or neutralise the acid levels of the mine water is necessary. The water quality of the Blesbokspruit, klip and wonderfontein in the test area was below

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MiningWatch Canada files charges over Mount Polley waste

The mining watchdog claims that the massive 2014 spill was caused by the negligence of both the Province of B.C. and the Mount Polley Mining Corporation (MPMC), owned by Imperial Metals. As such, MPMC and the Province of B.C. are being charged for violating sections 35(1)

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Mining and Water Pollution

May 08, 2016Mining and Water Pollution. Water pollution from mine waste rock and tailings may need to be managed for decades, if not centuries, after closure. These impacts depend on a variety of factors, such as the sensitivity of local terrain, the composition of minerals being mined, the type of technology employed, the skill,

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Open pit mining

Water leakage contaminated with chemicals and reagents used in the extraction process can reach groundwater that is usually used as drinking water.-Soil contamination. This type of mining process completely eliminates soil in the mining area, contributing to erosion of the peripheral areas.

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MiningWatch Canada: Our Eye On The Industry

MiningWatch Canada is a direct response to industry and government failures to provide environmental protection from destructive mining practices and to deliver on their rhetoric. With technical and strategic expertise from across Canada, MWC carries out and/or supports the monitoring, analysis and advocacy necessary to affect the behaviour of industry and public decision-makers.

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