Discuss the hazards of mining on the life of miners and on environment.
- The dust and noxious fumes inhaled by miners make them vulnerable to pulmonary diseases,
- The risk of collapsing mine roofs, inundation and fires in coalmines are a constant threat to miners.
- The water sources in the region get contaminated due to mining. Dumping of waste and slurry leads to degradation of land, soil and increase in stream and river pollution