The impacts of mining on the health of the miners and the environment are:
i. The dust and noxious fumes inhaled by miners make them vulnerable to
ii. The risk of collapsing mine roofs, inundation and fires in coalmines are a
constant threat to miners.
iii. The water sources in the region get contaminated due to mining.
iv. Dumping of waste and slurry leads to degradation of land, soil, and increase in
stream and river pollution.
that is why it is called killer industry.,