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Production of gold has many negative environmental effects
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Gold Mining The Environmental Literacy Council
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Chelopech cyanide gold project, Bulgaria Bankwatch
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The Cyanide Code International Cyanide Management Code (ICMI ...
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Environmental Risks of Mining Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Environmental Impacts of Gold Mining Brilliant Earth
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Cyanide Usage in Gold Mining in the Tropics METTS
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Environmentally friendly gold recovery CSIRO
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EVALUATING ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS IN MINING: A ...
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How a Gold Mining Boom is Killing the Children of Nigeria Yale E360
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Gold Cyanidation Ground Truth Trekking
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2016 Performance Cyanide Management Newmont Beyond the ...
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non-cancer health risk assessment from exposure to cyanide by ...
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Cyanide Use in Gold Extraction and Its Environmental Impact ...
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Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review
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Chemist: Cyanide, mercury 'catastrophic environmental risk' in South ...
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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Without Mercury - EPA
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How The World Bank Is Financing Environmental Destruction
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EARTHWORKS | Cyanide Use in Gold Mining| Cyanide
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Environment - King King Copper - Gold Project
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III. The Environmental Risks of Mining - Center for Human Rights ...
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Mining and EnvironmentFacts vs. Fear - Casey Research
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