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Mining Impacts to the Human and Natural Environments

A compilation of resources and issues

A Community Guide to Environmental Health by Jeff Conant and Pam Fadem (Hesperian Publishing, 2008)

  (free download)


Conversation with the authors of A Community Guide to Environmental Health
Karolo Aparicio speaks with Jeff Conant and Pam Fadem, authors of Hesperian's latest book,

A Community Guide to Environmental Health. Listen here:

How to Win Land Development issues- an online resources dealing with various aspects of land development.

"I touched her and I Loved Her" A poem dedicated to our future by Art Istatlarge --intended to provide words of encouragement for those who are contributing to the "effort"

This interview in Surfer Magazine is a look at possible surface water and coastal zone impacts caused by aquifer injection.  Read about the article from the interviewee

Downloads and documents from the Third planet including excerpts from:

The Economics of Everglades Restoration: Missing Pieces in the Future of South Florida by

Richard Weisskoff, Ph.D. (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, 2005.

International Paper Case Victory Proves Hollow by Marcy LaHart, Esq. (about FDEP and the Clean Water Act)


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This resource focuses on adverse impacts from mining currently not addressed or evaluated by regulatory agencies and municipalities, as well as alternatives to mining and approaches for improved monitoring and evaluation of existing and proposed mine sites and mine-related impacts.  This portal is made possible thanks to the volunteer efforts of scientists, other professionals and citizens.

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Last updated August 22, 2008