URBANIZATION AND ITS EFFECT ON MINERAL RESOURCE AVAILABILITY

THE RESULTS OF RECENTLY CONDUCTED STUDIES BY THE BUREAU OF MINES TO EVALUATE THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF LAND USE CONFLICTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE RESULTING FROM MINERAL INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES ARE REPORTED. THE LAND USE CONFLICTS FALL INTO 5 GROUPS: SUBSIDENCE, WATER POLLUTION, AIR POLLUTION-BURNING AND NONBURNING COAL REFUSE BANKS, MINE FIRES, AND RECLAMATION. THE DEPLETION OF RESOURCE AVAILABILITY DUE TO POPULATION GROWTH AND URBANIZATION ARE DISCUSSED.

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    • Paper sponsored by Department of Economics, Finance and Administration; Department of Urban Transportation Planning; and Department of Soils, Geology and Foundations and presented at the 48th Annual Meeting.
  • Authors:
    • Vogely, William A
    • Service, Alfred L
  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 29-37
  • Monograph Title: Planning: Conservation of the Physical Environment
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240570
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 274
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 22 1994 12:00AM