21st Century
Mining for
K-12 Educators

Environmetal protection in the mining industry

Environmental Protection Controls


This presentation provides an outline of potential environmental effects of mining operations and gives an overview of legislated environmental protection requirements that limit and manage potentially adverse effects.  In addition it identifies federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements and describes example of permit compliance activities.

Educators who wish to use portions of these free online lectures are welcome to do so as long as credit is given to CMAEF for its content.

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