We've Seen Enough Destruction from Mining

Jonathan Windy Boy, High Country News

This High Country News article discusses the Zortman-Landusky Gold Mines owned by the now bankrupt Pegasus, and water contamination that has resulted from them. Zortman-Landusky made more than $250 billion before declaring bankruptcy. Now, the cost of cyanide leach mining cleanup is projected to many millions of dollars and required into perpetuity.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water