A: by Dr. M.K.Devarajan, Geovale
There are numerous methods adopted by mining companies. These include various efforts to reduce the effect of mining on Air, Water and Land surrounding the mine. Reduce air pollution by dust reduction processes such as water sprinkling and other related activities. Reduce contamination of surface and subsurface water around the mine by creation and maintenance of tailing dams and other barriers. Implementation of land reclamation and afforestation methods.
A: by Sri Pramod Kumar, AMD
Strict protocol which is expensive… mining companies are known offenders. Remedial actions, reclamation techniques are all available. Action is the mantra.
A: by Sri Om Prakash Somani, MSPL
Strict Environmental cost of mining can be reduced by various ways, the mine water can be pumped and reused for various purposes, the mined out pits can be closed and reclaimed . The mineral processing process can be improvised to have less burden on environment for that focus should be on environment friendly techniques.