assessing cyanide and heavy metals crops in mining areas

assessing cyanide and heavy metals crops in mining areas

assessing cyanide and heavy metals crops in mining areas Assessment of contamination and health risk of heavy Jun 16, 2018 · Heavy metal contamination of selected rivers in Ghana was studied as part of a bigger project aimed at setting background standard for heavy metals in the Ghanaian environment.

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Distribution and Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in ...

12/1/2015 · A total of 32 composite samples were collected between September and October, 2014 to assess concentrations of heavy metals and pollution levels, as well as cancer and non-cancer risks to human health from exposure to heavy metals from four major mining regions and four rain forest reserves in the Western, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo and Eastern regions of Ghana.

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Heavy metal contamination in soils and food crops around ...

drinking water and crops contaminated by mining activities. It is therefore the objective of this present investigation to (1) quantify the concentrations of heavy metals in soils and crops grown around Dabao-shan mine, and (2) evaluate the potential health risk of humans via consumption of rice and vegetables. Materials and methods

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ASSESSING THE STRESS OF AGRICULTURAL CROPS …

Most RS researches of HM pollution of crops cover vast plots of agricultural landin different flat geographical areas [26, 28]. Consequently, a needemerges to adjust the accepted RS methodsof assessing agricultural crops pollution with HM to small plots of land in mountain regions.

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Assessing the Environmental and Health Impacts of mining ...

1. Objective 1: understand how past and future mining activities negatively affect the ecosystem and the health of the adjacent communities 2. Objective 2: identify, through experimentation, the most appropriate rehabilitation technologies and remedial actions for sites contaminated with trace metals from mining…

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Application of principal component analysis in the ...

12/13/2012 · The aim of the paper is to assess by the principal components analysis (PCA) the heavy metal contamination of soil and vegetables widely used as food for people who live in areas contaminated by heavy metals (HMs) due to long-lasting mining activities. This chemometric technique allowed us to select the best model for determining the risk of HMs on the food chain as well as on …

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Assessment of heavy metal contamination and ...

The bioavailable fraction in the soil was characterized by the exchangeable fraction of heavy metals. In the present study, the bioavailable fractions of Pb, Cd, and Zn were significantly positively correlated with the concentration of these metals in soybean tissues (roots, stems, leaves, husks, and seeds).

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Identifying Sources and Assessing Potential Risk of Heavy ...

We collected surface soil samples from urban and suburb areas in Changsha City, China, to analyze the content of As, Cd, Hg, Ni, Pb, and Zn. A combination of principal component analysis, geostatistics, and triangulated irregular network (TIN) model was successfully used to discriminate the sources of heavy metals.

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Metals and arsenic in soils around abandoned mining areas ...

Mining wastes are sources of environmental contamination and transfer of metals (Fe, Al, Mn, Cu, Zn, Cd, Cr, As, Pb) to soil, water and crops. Twenty eight small abandoned mines at south Portugal present a serious negative environmental impact with a high potential of causing negative effects in health of exposed humans.

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Assessing heavy metal sources in agricultural soils of an ...

Results indicated that heavy metal levels were similar to those reported by authors working on agricultural soils from other parts of the Mediterranean region, with the exception of Cu and Pb in some samples. Multivariate analysis (principal component analysis and cluster analysis) was performed to identify a common source for heavy metals.

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Heavy metals health risk assessment for population via ...

10/22/2011 · The aim of this study is to measure the levels of heavy metals (Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Ni, Cd and Pb) found in common vegetables (parsley, carrot, onion, lettuce, cucumber and green beans) grown in contaminated mining areas compared with those grown in reference clear area and to determine their potential detrimental effects via calculation of the daily metal intake (DImetal) and Target Hazard ...

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Assessment of Heavy Metals Contamination and the Risk of ...

The main objective of this study is to evaluate heavy metals contamination of highly consumed vegetables and hazardous effects of consuming these vegetables. The study was conducted in vegetable fields in three different regions according to the level of environmental pollutions, including "Isfahan", "Flavarjan" and "Faridan, Golpayegan and Natanz".

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Phytoremediation of Soils Contaminated with Metals and ...

Significant accumulation of heavy metals and metalloids in both soils and native wild flora suggests that metal contamination is a matter of great concern in the studied mining areas. The native flora displayed its ability to withstand high concentrations of heavy metals/metalloids in the soil.

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Heavy Metals in Contaminated Soils: A Review of Sources ...

Scattered literature is harnessed to critically review the possible sources, chemistry, potential biohazards and best available remedial strategies for a number of heavy metals (lead, chromium, arsenic, zinc, cadmium, copper, mercury and nickel) commonly found in contaminated soils. The principles, advantages and disadvantages of immobilization, soil washing and phytoremediation techniques ...

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

cyanide, cadmium, lead and mercury in water, soil and food crops grown in mining communities [4,7]; while other studies have focused on assessing cancer and non-cancer human health risks to residents of mining communities associated with toxic chemicals via oral and dermal contact with the toxic chemicals in polluted water [7,10–12].

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Ecological Risk Assessment of Soil Heavy Metals and ...

agriculture Article Ecological Risk Assessment of Soil Heavy Metals and Pesticide Residues in Tea Plantations Haifang He 1,2,y, Longqing Shi 1,2,3,y, Guang Yang 1,2,4, Minsheng You 1,2,4 and Liette Vasseur 1,2,5,* 1 State Key Laboratory of Ecological Pest Control for Fujian and Taiwan Crops, Institute of Applied Ecology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China ...

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Bacterial Degradation of Cyanide and Its Metal Complexes ...

The difference between free and total cyanide is due to the presence of metals that complex most of the cyanide. The analysis of the residue used in this study revealed the presence of 0.76 M free cyanide (20 g liter −1). The concentrations of the most abundant metals, estimated by atomic absorption, were 3.5 mM for Fe, 0.6 mM for Cu, 0.76 mM ...

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Assessing the Impact of Heavy Metal Exposure in Green ...

Atmospheric deposition of heavy metals in soil and or in vegetables growing near industrial areas have been investigated(1) which indicate high concentration of heavy metals in leafy vegetables. Majority of soil contamination is through atmospheric deposition of heavy metals from sources such as metaliferous mining, smelting and other ...

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Pollution Assessment of Heavy Metals in Soils and Plants ...

Heavy metals mainly accumulated in the roots of plants tested in this study. The Cu, Cd, and Pb concentrations in wormwood exceeded the limits of these metals in general plants. The Cd and Pb pollution indices of corn at the side of the barren land were 3.12 and 2.48, respectively, and the Pb pollution index of rape was 3.42, according to the ...

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Impact of Coal Mining Activities on Crops around Maignga ...

Abstract: - Mining activities all over the country has had devastating The study aimed to determine the impact of coal mining activities on edible crops around Maiganga coal mine site of Akko Local Government Area, Gombe State-Nigeria by assessing the level of some heavy metals in some selected crops and soil around the area so as to ascertain ...

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Influence of soil properties on the accumulation of heavy ...

Heavy metals in soils are derived from natural components or geological sources as well as from human activities or anthropogenic sources. The residence time of most heavy metals in soil is very long. There are many sources of heavy metals in soils including (Reichman, 2002): Natural e. g. soil parent material, volcanic eruptions,

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river sediment, soil, vegetation and agricultural crops. The pollution problems and the mining operation in general have a bearing on the human rights situation in the affected areas. Deterioration of the local population’s health as a result of the pollution at Obuasi constitutes the main basis for assessing health as a human rights issue.

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The Mercury Problem in Artisanal and Small‐Scale Gold Mining

Aung Zaw Tun, Pokkate Wongsasuluk, Wattasit Siriwong, Heavy Metals in the Soils of Placer Small-Scale Gold Mining Sites in Myanmar, Journal of Health and Pollution, 10.5696/2156-9614-10.27.200911, 10, 27, (200911), (2020).

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Mining in Indonesia taking a heavy social, environmental toll

6/3/2013 · The cyanide depletes oxygen, so fish die from a lack of it. ... can target heavy metals,” he explains. ... forestry concessions in primary forests and peatlands to open up protected areas to ...

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Fractional distribution and risk assessment of heavy metal ...

metals thus cause heavy metals pollution of soil near the mining area [4,5]. Nowadays, heavy metal contamination of soils in the vicinity of mining areas has been regarded as a great environmental concern [6,7]. Studies have shown that water [8], vegetables [9] and crops [10] are often contaminated by heavy metals dispersed from mining and ...

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