Published: August 1, 2000
From the Table of Contents:
Cyanide Leach Mining Packet: Introduction
Mineral Policy Center Fact Sheet: Cyanide . Mineral Policy Center. 2000.
Introduction from Cyanide Uncertainties: Observations on the Chemistry, Toxicity, and Analysis of Cyanide in Mining-Related Waters. By Dr. Robert Moran. Mineral Policy Center Issue Paper No.1. 1998.
The Heap-Leach Method. The Sacramento Bee. (A diagram of the heap-leach process.)
A Gold Mine's Toxic Bullet. The Washington Post. February 15, 2000.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ToxFAQs Cyanide. From www.atsdr.cdc.gov.
Environmental Protection Agency s Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). 1998 releases of cyanide compounds and hydrogen cyanide. From www.epa.gov/triexplorer. Top 15 facility releases for cyanide compounds and hydrogen cyanide.
Excerpts from Poi$oned Profit$: Cyanide Heap Leach Mining and its Impacts on the Environment. National Wildlife Federation.
Suggested Reading List.