Tailings from mines

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Environmental Conflicts about Tailings from mines

Abandoned tin mines endanger communities, Plateau State, Nigeria

Abandoned uranium mines, Portugal

Acacia Mining North Mara Gold Mine (former Barrick Gold), Tanzania

Acid Mine Drainage, South Africa

Agua Rica - Andalgalá, Catamarca, Argentina

Alberta Tar Sands, Canada

Alto Chicama, Peru

Amayapampa and Capasirca's masacre, Bolivia

Ambatovy Mining Project, Madagascar

Amungme against Freeport-McMoRan, Indonesia

Angangueo community vs Grupo Mexico, Michoacan

Antamina mine, Peru

Anti-asbestos Campaign, Australia

Areva Uranium Mines in Agadez, Niger

Asbestos legacy, South Africa

Asbestos Mine in Bom Jesus da Serra and Eternit Factory in Simoes Filho, Brazil

Ashio Copper Mine, Japan

Aznalcollar tailings dam failure, Spain

Baia Mare gold exploitation, Romania

Bauxite Mines on the Sangaredi Plateau & Kamsar port installations, Guinea

Bauxite mining and deforestation in Oriximina (Para), Brazil

Bauxite mining in Juruti, Para, Brazil

Beach sand mining for ilmenite, garnet and other minerals in Tamil Nadu, India

Bellavista - Miramar (Costa Rica)

Bergama Gold Mine, Turkey

Calcatreu, Rio Negro, Argentina

Caldag Nickel Mine, Turkey

Campana Mahuida, Argentina

Cananea mine, Mexico

Canariaco Norte - San Juan de Kanaris, Peru

Capão Xavier mine, Brazil

Capulalpam de Mendez contra Natividad, Oaxaca

Carmen de Andacollo - Andacollo Gold, Chile

Cerro Casale / Aldebaran, Chile

Cerro de Pasco, Perú

Cerro Matoso, Colombia

Cerro Quema, Panama

Cerro Verde - Arequipa, Peru

Chinchaycocha, Junin, Peru

Chromite mining in Salcedo and killing of activist Francisco Canayoung, Philippines

Citinickel's Pulot Sofronio mine in Palawan, Philippines

Citinickel's Toronto Narra mine in Palawan, Philippines

Coal mining pollution, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Cocula, Guerrero, Mexico

Colquijirca, El Brocal, Perú

Coltan Parque Nacional Puinawai, Colombia

Comunidades pemón del río Carrao afectadas por minería ilegal en el P.N. Canaima, Venezuela

Conga, Peru

Consulta Popular en Piedras, Tolima, Colombia

Cotui contra Pueblo Viejo/Barrick Gold, Dominican Republic

Cuajone-Toquepala, Ilo, Peru

Curipamba Sur, Bolivar, Ecuador

Didipio Gold and Copper mine, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

Dique de colas de San Miguel, Cantumarca, Potosí, Bolivia

Division Salvador - Bahia de Chañaral

Dolores (Minefinders) usurpa tierras en Huizopa, Chihuahua

Efemçukuru Gold Mine, Turkey

El Morro gold mine, Chile

Empresa minera Kumurama y el Ingenio Andacaba, Bolivia

Eti Silver Cyanide Mine, Turkey

Exploración y explotación de carbón en el páramo de Pisba en Boyacá, Colombia

Export of Bauxite from Katougouma and Dapilon harbours by Société Minière de Boké, Guinea

Famatina Gold mining, Argentina

Fruta del Norte, Ecuador

Gállok/Kallak Iron Mine, Sweden

General Alvear suspende proyecto de Exeter (Mendoza), Argentina

Glencore in Tintaya copper mine in Espinar, Perú

Gold Fields' Cerro Corona gold mine, Peru

Gold mining in Halkidiki, Greece

Gold mining in Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Guanajuato, presas contaminadas por minera Great Panther (El Rosario), Mexico

Huanuni, Bolivia

Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG, Brazil

Imperial Metals, Mount Polley Mine, BC, Canada

Indígenas warao (Delta del Orinoco) contaminados por Corporación Venezolana de Guayana y minería ilegal, Venezuela

Indígenas wayúu del Socuy defienden sus territorios ante extracción de carbón y otros proyectos, Venezuela

Intag mining, Junin, Ecuador

Inti Raymi contamina Rio Desaguadero in Oruro, Bolivia

Kalsaka/Sega Gold Mines, Amara Mining plc/Perseus Ltd, Burkina Faso

Kaolin pipeline on Quilombo land in Moju, Para, Brazil

Kori Kollo mine, Bolivia

Kumtor gold mine, Krygyzstan

Kusum Tola, India

La Colosa, Colombia

La Jagua de Ibirico (Cesar) vs. Drummond, Colombia

La Puya, proyecto minero el Tambor, Guatemala

Lead contamination in Santo Amaro, Bahia, Brazil

Libertad mining project, Chontales, Nicaragua

Lignite mining Garzweiler I, Germany

Lomada de Leiva, Argentina

Lonco mine projects, Argentina

Lonmin platinum mine, South Africa

Los Pelambres, comunidad Los Caimanes, Chile

Los Pingos, Tulahuén, Chile

MacArthur Metallic / Black Sand Mining, Philippines

Mainland Mine Analanjirofo, Madagascar

Mainland Mine Manakara, Madagascar

Manantial Espejo open cast mine, Argentina

Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses, Zimbabwe

Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe

Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster, Marinduque Island, Philippines

Marlin, Guatemala

Marmato mines, Colombia

Mechanized stone mining killing rivers, Bangladesh

Mina de oro El Porvenir, Colombia

Mina Pucamarca y riesgo de contaminación del Río Usuchuma, Perú

Minera Aguilar amenaza Humahuaca, Argentina

Minera Autlán en Hidalgo, Mexico

Minera Candelaria, Tierra Amarilla, Chile

Minería en el cerro sagrado Care Perro en Antioquia, Colombia

Minería en Jardín, Antioquia, Colombia

Minería en Peñasquito por Goldcorp, Zacatecas, México

Mineria ilegal, Jamundí, Colombia

Mines of Cerro Rico, Potosi, Bolivia

Mountaintop Mining Removal in West Virginia, USA

Mt. Canatuan Gold Mine on Subanon Ancestral Lands, Western Mindanao, Philippines

Nalgonda Uranium Mining, Andhra Pradesh, India

Navidad, Chubut, Argentina

New Prosperity Goldmine Fish Lake, BC, Canada

Ngöbe-Buglé against Mining (Panama)

Nickel mine in Loma de Hierro, Venezuela

Niyamgiri-Vedanta Bauxite Mining, India

Omai gold mine tailings dam, Guyana

Onca Puma nickel mining project in Ourilandia do Norte, Para, Brazil

Over a century of pollution from the Bor mines, Serbia

Pachon (Argentina-Chile)

Pacific Rim at El Dorado mine, El Salvador

Pampa Colorada - Minera Escondida

Panantza - San Carlos, Ecuador

Pascua Lama Mine, Argentina

Pasivos Ambientales en Hualgayoc, Peru

Petaquilla, Panama

Philex's Padcal mine, the biggest mining disaster of the Philippines

Phosphate mining in Anitpolis, Brazil

Pirquitas amenaza aguas de Jujuy, Argentina

Pondoland Wild Coast Xolobeni mining threat, South Africa

Potasas del Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain

PPT case: Glencore and Prodeco coal mining, Colombia

PPT case: Glencore-Katanga Mining Ltd., Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Prey Lang forest movement against deforestation, mining and agro-industries, Cambodia

Proyecto minero El Cofre y contaminación del río, Perú

Proyecto Minero El Pavón en Municipio Rancho Grande, Nicaragua

Quang Ninh coal mines, flooding in 2015, Vietnam

Quebrada Blanca, Tarapaca, Chile

Quellaveco, Peru

Quillagua - Chuquicamata, Chile

Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine, Philippines

Redmud disaster Kolontar-Devecser, Hungary

Relaves mineros en el Río Pilcomayo, Bolivia

Rio Dagua gold mining, Zaragoza, Colombia

Rio Guabas, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Rio Tinto/QMM Ilmenite Mine, Madagascar

Rio Tinto's lawsuit, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Rönnbäcken Nickel Mine, Västerbotten, Sweden

Rosia Montana, Romania

Rotura de dique de relaves de Minera Caudalosa y contaminaciones en lagunas de Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica, Peru

Samarco Tailings Dam Disaster, Minas Gerais, Brazil

San Andres - Copan (Honduras)

San Jorge amenaza Uspallata, Mendoza, Argentina

San Jose del Progreso, Oaxaca, Mexico

San Jose Huevos Verdes (Argentina)

San Mateo de Huanchor, Perú

San Roque Metals Inc. Nickel mining in Tubay, Agusan del Norte, Philippines

Santa Barbara, Honduras

Save Yamuna Protest March, Delhi, India

Segovia (gold mining), Antioquia, Colombia

Selaulim Dam Goa, India

Shangba Village Cadmium and Lead Pollution in Guangdong Province, China

Shenzhou Mining / Claver Mineral Development Corporation Nickel mining in Claver, Philippines

Shougang, Marcona, Perú

Silicosis victims of stone quarries in Rajasthan, India

Soná, Panama

Taganito Mining Corporation’s Nickel Operations, Surigao del Norte,Philippines

Tambogrande, Perú

Tan Rai bauxite mining in Central Highlands, Vietnam

Tia Maria, Peru

Toxic spill from mining company belonging to Grupo México, Sonora, Mexico

Tres Valles, Coquimbo, Chile

Uranium mine reopening in Pecs, Hungary

Uranium mining pollution and health threats, Gabon

Valle de Elqui - Teck, Pan Pacific

Valle de Siria , Honduras

Volta Grande Mining Project, Pará, Brasil

Woodlark Gold Mine, PNG

WTR Ranobe forest mining, Madagascar

Yanacocha Mine, Peru