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Arsenic Contamination From Gold Mining Found in India Villages


Environment  (tags: mining hazards, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, world, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 705 days ago - enn.com
Scientists have found high levels of arsenic in the soil and groundwater near a gold mine in the south Indian state of Karnataka, highlighting health hazards associated with mining the precious metal.



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Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 2:53 am
Sadly noted, thanks for the article.
 

Christeen Anderson (511)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 2:55 am
This is horrible. Thanks for sharing.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 6:05 am
There is enough gold circulating the world. We need to start taking actions to clean up this world and stop wreaking havoc to our environment and the poor peoples being affected. You can be sure they are not bthe ones benefiting from the gold mining!
 

Joan McAllister (1083)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 7:22 pm
Why is this not surprising, the greedy people who own these mines, don't care about the people or the environment that they are hurting, it's all about the money. Thanks Cal
 

Kazue O. (14)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 8:06 pm
This is horrible, Thanks for sharing (:
 

Rita White (1)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 4:38 am
noted, thanks
 

Anne F. (17)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 4:25 pm
This is a known hazard. We should be inspecting the water downstream of mines (and prohibit mining on important rivers).
 

LMj Sunshine (134)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 4:32 pm
Terrible info, thank you for sharing.
 

Er F. (0)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 4:35 pm
That is very disturbing
 

Aranza Diaz (22)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:27 pm
thanks for sharing
 

Aranza Diaz (22)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 7:28 pm
:)
 

Roxy H. (337)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 8:51 am
Know what, Governor Walker From The State OF Wisconsin Just Signed the Biggest Mining Deal in US History with one of these Poisoned Mining CO. to transport all the poisoned water into holding tanks into Wisconsin Baraboo area from out of the country... 1000 times lethal limits... had meetings against it and it was passed in secret .. THANKS SCOTT WALKER! DIRT BAG
 
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