Environmental and Occupational Health Impact of Bauxite Mining in Malaysia: A Review

@inproceedings{Ky2020EnvironmentalAO,
  title={Environmental and Occupational Health Impact of Bauxite Mining in Malaysia: A Review},
  author={Lee Ky and H. Ly and Tan Kh and Tham Yy and Ling Sp and A. Qureshi and T. Ponnudurai and R. Nordin},
  year={2020}
}
In the perspective of recent bauxite mining in Malaysia, this review aims to identify the potential environmental and health impacts on miners and surrounding communities. The environmental issues of bauxite mining include, air, water and soil pollution due to bauxite dust; leaching of bauxite into water sources resulting in reduced soil fertility as well as affecting agricultural food products and aquatic life. Bauxite occupational exposure affects the health of miners, and has negative… Expand

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