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Impacts of Canada"s uranium mining industry

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Published by Canadian Energy Research Institute in Calgary, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Uranium industry -- Canada.,
    • Uranium mines and mining -- Canada.,
    • Uranium industry -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[prepared by] Marvin Shaffer and Associates Ltd., G.J. Holman, principal investigator.
      SeriesStudy ;, no. 14, May 1982, Study (Canadian Energy Research Institute) ;, no. 14.
      ContributionsHolman, G. J., Marvin Shaffer and Associates., Canadian Energy Research Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9539.U72 C24 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 87, 4 p. ;
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3112317M
      ISBN 100920522203
      LC Control Number82220493

      Get this from a library! Canada's deadly secret: Saskatchewan uranium and the global nuclear system. [Jim Harding] -- "Canada's Deadly Secret chronicles the struggle over Saskatchewan's uranium mining, the front end of the global nuclear system.". July Fact Sheet - Uranium Mining and Milling: The Facts on a Well-Regulated Industry (PDF Version - KB - 5 pages)About uranium and why it is mined. Uranium is a naturally occurring radioactive element used for fuel in nuclear power , one of the world's largest uranium producers, accounts for 18 percent of global production and exports 90 percent of its uranium.

      Development and Progress of the Mining Association of Canada's Towards Sustainable Mining Program: /ch Early efforts to address sustainability within the mining industry (GMI and ICMM) did not create a common set of protocols by which individual operationsAuthor: Michelle Edith Jarvie-Eggart. The land is rich in uranium deposits but this hazardous mining industry poses a considerable threat to the natural ecology and the values of people who live on the land. At the heart of this issue is a system of indigenous beliefs and culture which regards them as inseparable from .

      Uranium mining in Alaska poses direct th reats to the environment and local people. The environmental impacts of uranium mining are especially important in light of the subsistence way of life of many Alaskan Natives. The enviro nmental degradation associated with uran ium mining can impact not only the immediate ecosystems, but.   Mining operations by Canadian firms across nine Latin American countries are causing "serious environmental impacts" by destroying glaciers, .


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Impacts of Canada"s uranium mining industry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Impacts of Canada's uranium mining industry. [G J Holman; Marvin Shaffer and Associates.; Canadian Energy Research Institute.;] -- An examination of the economic and environmental impacts of uranium mining in Canada and a comparison of these impacts with those of other selected extractive and energy industries.

For many years, North America was the largest exporter of uranium ore in the world and has been a major world producer since demand for uranium developed. In Kazakhstan took over top spot, relegating Canada to second. 20% of the world's primary uranium production came from mines in Canada in % of the world production came from one mine, McArthur River.

For Saskatchewan, uranium is an important part of the economy, but for the province's indigenous peoples, the land is everything. It is filled with relationships between beings who dwell together in an interconnected web.

Their traditional ecological knowledge is not just a set of terms or data, but a deep, broadly-viewed reality which contains systematic respect for all creation. Environment Canada works to address the environmental impacts of mining.

Waste rock and mine tailings can result in releases to water and soil. Acidic drainage and the leaching of metals from the mine workings and mine wastes may occur at metal mines. Acidic drainage can cause significant impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems. The mining industry continues to be at the forefront of colonial dispossession around the world.

It controls information about its intrinsic costs and benefits, propagates myths about its contribution to the economy, shapes government policy and regulation, and deals ruthlessly with its opponents.

Brimming with case studies, anecdotes, resources, and illustrations, Unearthing Justice exposes. associated with the early years of uranium mining.

Maximising production in the face of rapidly rising demand was the principal goal of uranium mining at the time, with little concern given to properly managing environmental and health impacts.

Today, societal expectations and regulation of the industry are directed much more. Canada’s Deadly Secret chronicles the struggle over Saskatchewan’s uranium mining, the front end of the global nuclear system. It digs into impacts on Aboriginal rights, environmental health and the effect of free trade, tracing Saskatchewan’s pivotal role in nuclear proliferation and the spread of contamination and cancer.

Harding shows that nuclear energy cannot address global warming. Canadian Mining Innovation Council Environmental Analysis of the Mining Industry in Canada 1. Acknowledments 7 2. Sommaire/ Executive Summary 8/9 3.

Identified Mining Related Environmental Issues 10 Map of Identified Environmental Issues 10 Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change 12 Topic Summary 12 Tools and Data 13 The mining industry continues to be at the forefront of colonial dispossession around the world.

It controls information about its intrinsic costs and benefits, propagates myths about its contribution to the economy, shapes government policy and regulation, and deals ruthlessly with its opponents. Uranium mining. Unveiling the impacts of the nuclear industry Abstract Uranium mining and milling comprise the first phase of the nuclear fuel cycle, and is one of the most polluting ones.

The aim of this report is to give workers and communities basic information about File Size: 2MB. Both the mining process and abandoned mines have had negative effects on the health and land quality of nearby communities, particularly throughout Navajo lands in the United States [sources: Frosch; Amundson].

Balancing human and environmental interests lies at the heart of the uranium mining debate. How the mining industry perceives the future impacts of climate change on its operations: The results of two surveys indicate that between 34 and 48 per cent of mining stakeholders believe that climate change is already having a negative impact on their operations, confirming that it.

The rapid growth of the Athabasca oil sands industry in Northern Alberta, Canada (Fig. 1) has triggered an intensive debate on the environmental effects of oil sands mining operations, including. Canada's mining industry is one of the largest in the world.

Producing more than 60 metals and minerals, Canada is among the top five worldwide producers of. • Uranium mining, processing, and reclamation in Virginia have the potential to affect surface water quality and quantity groundwater quality and quantity, soils, air quality, and biota.

The impacts of these activities in Virginia would depend on site-specific conditions, the rigor of the monitoring program established to provide early. Uranium Mining in Europe: Environmental Impacts This resource, from WISE News Communique, is part of a larger collection that describes uranium mining in Europe.

This section of the collection concentrates on the environmental impacts from uranium mining and milling including waste material, heap leaching piles, in-situ leaching, and uranium. The industry’s direct and indirect employment exceedsjobs, accounting for one in every 30 jobs in Canada.

Proportionally, the mining industry is the largest private sector employer of Indigenous peoples and provided o jobs to community members in It gives examples of the various impacts of uranium mining and milling activities on the environment (air, soil, water) and provides recommendations for limiting these impacts.

This report aims to contribute towards the development of the critical capacities of communities, so that they might have more information with which to face conflicts. environmental impacts uranium exploration and mining Governance of Uranium Mining in Namibia Uranium mining is the responsibility of the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

Mining is regulated under the Minerals (Prospecting and Mining) Act No 33 of Unfortunately, Namibia does not. Regional Directorate of Public Health committee report confirms worries about environmental impacts of proposed uranium mining in the Sept-Îles area: The report of the working group on uranium, set up by the Direction de la Santé publique (DSP) de la Côte-Nord, says the fears of the population of Sept-Îles on uranium mining were justified.

Sample Calculations for Health Risks from Uranium Mining and Milling; Environmental impacts of current uranium mine projects, Sep. (k PDF) Ökologische Folgen derzeit geplanter Uranabbau-Projekte, Sep. (k PDF - in German) Health Impacts for Uranium Mine/Mill Workers: Science Issues Radiation Exposure.

According to the World Nuclear Association (WAD) – one of the main controlling bodies in the nuclear industry – emerging uranium producing countries usually have little or no environmental or health and safety rules[sc:2].

This means that despite the best efforts of activists and other people who care about the environment, uranium mining. It found that the Texas uranium mining industry not only contributes $ million annually in economic impact to local economies but also helps those economies grow by attracting additional.