Cyanide Leach Mining Packet
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:NQH89kSVF7cJ:www.earthworksaction.org/files/publications/Cyanide_Leach_Packet.pdf+&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESiu5d0ikaeXFBOvxqExq1mwUpRe9j7h-DV4eVv1d3icSjZiGcMV4PXONE_vWJBvj_E7IDwBCHvO0zY88fFfTg8jOx1EjzOYPmFO

Mineral Policy Center


This information packet provides a variety of resources about the use of cyanide in mining. Included are a fact sheet about cyanide from the Mineral Policy Center, an introduction from the paper 'Cyanide Uncertainties: Observations on the Chemistry, Toxicity, and Analysis of Cyanide in Mining-Related Waters,' a diagram of the heap-leach process, a Washington Post article about the cyanide spill in Romania, a cyanide fact sheet from The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and excerpts from 'Poisoned Profits: Cyanide Heap Leach Mining and its Impacts on the Environment.' Also included is the Environmental Protection Agency�s Toxic Release Inventory which shows the 1998 releases of cyanide compounds and hydrogen cyanide, and a list of suggested readings.

This resource is referenced here:
Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work