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Mine runoff

Mine runoff

Photo by Wendy Taheri

Acid mine runoff is one of the challenges faced by restoration professionals. Coal contains sulfur which leaches into the water and forms sulfuric acid. The low pH allows heavy metals to dissolve, creating a toxic sludge.2009Photo by Wendy TaheriMine runoff

Created: 2009

Copyright Holder: Photo by Wendy Taheri

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