Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 8 - AP Environmental Science Practice Exam - Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions: 4

Answer

Subsurface mining

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Hazards to miners in sub-surface mining include accidental burial, explosions, and fires. In addition, the inhalation of gases and particles over long periods can lead to a number of occupational respiratory diseases, including black lung disease and some forms of lung cancer.
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