August 2021 - Clean Earth Technologies

Toxic Gold Mining is Still Destroying Montana’s Countryside

Over 20 years ago, Montana won the fight against environmentally destructive cyanide gold mining by banning the use of cyanide at open pit mines. But the 1998 law wasn’t enough, as a second law was proposed to prevent permanent acid mine drainage that persisted after the ban. This time though, Montana lost the fight. 1979…
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People Mind the Gold Mine

In recent years, plans to develop gold mines have been met with vehement opposition. As one of the most destructive industries in the world, the gold mining process pollutes water and land in its use of mercury and cyanide, putting the health of people and ecosystems at immense risk. According to the World Gold Council,…
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