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Cyanide Heap Leach Packet

Cyanide Heap Leach Packet

Published: August 1, 2000

By: EARTHWORKS

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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. 

Tagged with: mining, cyanide

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