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Acid Mine Drainage

Acid Mine Drainage

Fact sheet

Published: December 16, 2005

By: Alan Septoff

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Acid mine drainage is mining's most serious threat to water resources. A mine with acid drainage has the potential for long-term devastating impacts on rivers, streams and aquatic life.

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