Land Title: Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Fourth Edition Authors: Michael I. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, Logan Yonavjak
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Chapter 10: Mineral Resources

EarthWINS is an example of an organization dedicated to stopping mining in a specific region. Explore their web site to find out why they are opposed to the mining, and what they are doing to try to stop it.
EarthWINS
The U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Resource Program web site is an important source of information and links for mineral production and reserves in the United States and around the world.
U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Resource Program
Natural Resources Canada includes information on mineral resources at their web site.
Natural Resources Canada
Formerly the Mineral Policy Center, the EARTHWORKS website is dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from irresponsible mining and mineral development.
EARTHWORKS
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Health and Safety Research Division is devoted to protecting worker health and safety, and preventing mining disasters.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Health and Safety Research Division
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