How is mining activity hazardous? Explain.


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Answer to be written in exam :

Hazards of mining are as follows :

  1. The dust and noxious fumes inhaled by miners make them vulnerable to pulmonary diseases.
  2. Risk of collapsing mine roofs, inundation and fires in mines are a constant threat to miners.
  3. Water resources in the region get contaminated due to mining.
  4. Dumping of waste and slurry leads to degradation of land, soil and increase in steam and river pollution.
  5. Stricter safety regulations and implementation of environmental laws are essential to prevent mining from becoming a KILLER INDUSTRY.

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