Acid Mine DrainageMeaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Acid Mine Drainage?
Drainage of water from areas that have been mined for coal or other mineral ores. The water has a low pH because of its contact with sulfur-bearing material and is harmful to aquatic organisms.
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Acid Acid Aerosol Acid Deposition Acid Neutralizing Capacity Acidic Demineralization Drainage Drainage Basin Drainage Well
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