Q. 134.8( 5 Votes )
Discuss the hazar
1. The dust and noxious fumes inhaled by miners make them vulnerable to pulmonary diseases.
2. The risk of collapsing mine roofs, inundation and fires in coalmines are a constant threat to the lives of miners.
3. With regard to the environment, the water sources in the region get contaminated due to mining. Dumping of waste and slurry further leads to degradation of land, soil, and increase in stream and river pollution.
NOTE – Mining refers to the process of obtaining different types of minerals from a mine i.e. an excavation in the earth’s surface.
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