Governor Wolf’s climate plan falls short

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    In the Air, Under the Ground, Across Communities — The Pervasive Problems of Gold Mining

    Most consumers don’t know where the gold in their products comes from, or how it is mined. Gold mining is one of the most destructive industries in the world. It can displace communities, contaminate drinking water, hurt workers, and destroy pristine environments. It pollutes water and land with mercury and cyanide, endangering the health of people and ecosystems. Producing gold for one wedding ring alone generates 20 tons of waste.

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    Governor Wolf’s climate plan falls short

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