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An assessment of mine legacies and how to prevent them : a case study from Latin America / Vladimir Pacheco Cueva.

Cueva, Vladimir Pacheco [Browse]
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.
1 online resource.
SpringerBriefs in environmental science. [More in this series]
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  • Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; Abstract; Introduction; References; 1 Methodology; 1.1 Research Technique; 1.2 Data Collection; References; 2 Knowledge About Mine Legacies, International Best Practice Standards and Mine Closure Regulation in the USA and El Salvador; 2.1 What We Know About Mine Legacies; 2.2 International Best Practice on Mining Closure and Reduction of Mine Legacies; 2.3 Mine Closure Regulation in the USA; 2.4 Mine Closure Regulation in El Salvador; References
  • 3 Social and Historical Remarks About Mining in San Sebastian and Assessment of the Mine's Current Legal Status3.1 Growth and Decline of the Mine; 3.2 Current Status of the Mine Owner; References; 4 Legacies of the San Sebastian Mine; 4.1 AMD as Primary Environmental Legacy in San Sebastian; 4.2 Socio-economic Legacies of the San Sebastian Mine; 4.2.1 Estimating the Market Price of Water in Relation to Household Income in San Sebastian; 4.2.2 The Cost of Obtaining Non-polluted Water in San Sebastian; 4.2.3 Health Problems in San Sebastian; 4.3 Lost Opportunities
  • 4.3.1 Economic Opportunities Associated with Mining and Other Natural Resource Extraction Activities and the Impact of Abandonment4.3.2 Uncertainty in Relation to Land Tenure; 4.4 The Growth of Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) in San Sebastian; 4.4.1 ASGM and Its Status in El Salvador and Beyond; 4.4.2 The Use of Mercury in San Sebastian; 4.4.3 Mercury and Its Problems; References; 5 Reform, Awareness, Prevention and Remediation Strategies; 5.1 Legislative Reforms Needed to Conform to International Best Practice in Mine Closure; 5.2 Prevention and Awareness
  • 5.3 Remediating Legacies in San Sebatian5.3.1 AMD Remediation; 5.3.2 Improving Access to Non-polluted Water; 5.3.3 Finding Alternatives to Artisanal and Small Scale Mining; References; Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Bibliography
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