Environmental and Health Effects of Chromium
This report documents how Cliffs Natural Resources is proposing to develop a large chromite deposit in a remote area of northern Ontario in Canada. Chromium, a toxic metal, that has never before been mined in Canada. This report provides an extensive literature review of the environmental and human health issues associated with the mining and processing of Chromium.
Acid Mine Drainage: Mining and Water Pollution Issues.
Acid Mine Drainage is one of the biggest environmental threats facing british Colombia, and particularly its water supplies. This report introduces issues, profiles key sites, and identifies outstanding concerns. Published by BC Wild and the Environmental Mining Council of BC.
Troubled Waters: How Mine Waste Dumping is Poisoning Our Oceans, Rivers and Lakes.
This report, produced by Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada identifies the world’s waters as at the greatest risk from mine waste. Based on reviews of governmental reports, news media, and peer-reviewed scientific studies, it documents the wide ranging damages and hazards to ecosystems, wildlife and human health. it also identifies the leading multinational companies that continue irresponsible practices.
Overburdened: Understanding the Impacts of Mineral Extraction on Women’s Health in Mining Communities.
This report provides a comprehensive literature review prepared by CCSG Associates for MiningWatch Canada. It provides information to help protect women, their families and their communities from the adverse health impacts resulting from mineral extraction. It helps to enhance the level of knowledge about the impact of mining on women, and develops the capacity of women in mining communities to protect themselves from these effects.