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Lead and Mercury Contamination Assoc=atea with Artisanal Gold Mining in Anka, Zamfara State, North Western Nigeria: The Continued Unabated Zamfara Lead Poisoning

  title={Lead and Mercury Contamination Assoc=atea with Artisanal Gold Mining in Anka, Zamfara State, North Western Nigeria: The Continued Unabated Zamfara Lead Poisoning},
  author={Lar and Uriah and Tsuwang and Kenneth and Gusikit and Rhoda and Mangs and Ayuba},
Co-Exposure to Lead and Mercury among Artisanal Gold Miners
The high blood lead and mercury levels recorded in this study are far above OSHA permissible limit and are therefore a call for concern and the exposed individuals require urgent medical attention for proper intervention and possible total withdrawal from the work.
Assessment of bioaccessibility and health risk of mercury within soil of artisanal gold mine sites, Niger, North-central part of Nigeria
Hg posed a serious non-carcinogenic HI for both adults and children exposed to the soil in the study area and showed that Hg could present a risk to health via ingestion, although further research is required to assess dermal and inhalation bioaccessibility.
Environmental Health Impact of Potentially Harmful Element Discharges from Mining Operations in Nigeria
Widespread artisanal, alongside small-scale mining operations are currently increasing in intensity in Nigeria. These activities are causing immeasurable damage to the environment and populations
Hydrogeochemical and pollution assessment of water resources within a mining area, SE Nigeria, using an integrated approach
  • O. Igwe, M. E. Omeka
  • Environmental Science
    International Journal of Energy and Water Resources
  • 2021
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Electrochemical determination of the levels of lead and cadmium in soil samples from Niger and Ogun States, Nigeria: remediation potential with chitosan phosphate and implications for human health and disease
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Distribution, contamination, toxicity, and potential risk assessment of toxic metals in media from Arufu Pb–Zn–F mining area, northeast Nigeria
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Risk assessment of heavy metals in soil based on the geographic information system-Kriging technique in Anka, Nigeria
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