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"Minimizing Mining Damage With Manure ...U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research confirms that the time-tested practice of amending crop soils with manure also can help restore soils on damaged post-mining landscapes.Thousands of acres of land with little or no vegetation, once mined for lead and zinc, remain throughout an area of southwestern Missouri, southeastern Kansas, and northeastern Oklahoma. The mining activities also left behind a legacy of lead-contaminated acidic…

Soil contamination - Soil contamination or soil pollution is caused by the presence of xenobiotic (human-made) chemicals or other alteration in the natural soil environment.

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Widespread Water and Soil Contamination in ND Linked to Fracking Spills Duke University study shows evidence of “widespread and persistent” contamination, with clear effects on downstream water and soil BISMARCK, N.D. – Accidental wastewater spills from fracking-related oil production in North Dakota have caused widespread water and soil contamination, a new Duke University study finds. …

Soil contamination from melt waters at airports

BROWNFIELD : land previously used for industrial purposes or some commercial uses. The land may be contaminated by low concentrations of hazardous waste or pollution, and has the potential to be reused once it is cleaned up.

Love Canal: Case study in soil contamination

Geotechnical Site and Ground Investigation | Land survays of soil contamination | Geotechnical Risk assessment | Groundwater monitoring | Hydrogeological surveys | Geotechnical surveys | Drilling Site Investigation | Ecologia Environmental

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