Winner of the 2007 E.B. Burwell, Jr. Award of the Geological Society of AmericaMining activity has left a legacy of hazards to the environment, such as waste, unstable ground and contamination, which can be problematic when redeveloping land.This book highlights the effects of past mining and provides information on the types of problems it may cau

chapter 1|22 pages


chapter 3|81 pages

Longwall mining and subsidence

chapter 4|43 pages

Metalliferous mining and subsidence

chapter 5|77 pages

Abstraction of fluids and subsidence

chapter 6|52 pages

Quarrying and surface mining

chapter 8|59 pages

Mine effluents and acid mine drainage

chapter 10|51 pages

Other problems associated with mining