of Dishonor : How Depleted Uranium Penetrates Steel, Radiates
People and Contaminates the Environment by Helen
Caldicott, Michio Kaku, Jay Gould, Ramsey Clark.
1997, the International Action Center published a book of essays
and lectures on depleted uranium: the contamination of the
planet by the United States military. In addition to exposing
the deadly duplicity of the Department of Defense, the book
documents the genocide of Native Americans and Iraqis by
military radiation, the connection between depleted uranium and
Gulf War Syndrome, the underestimated dangers from low-level
radiation, the legal ramifications of DU Production and Use, and
the growing movement against DU...
here to learn more about this book
for more Books on Mining
here for Ecological Philosophy Books
From IGC Internet.
This is an excellent list of mining resources.
The Division of Energy and Mineral Resources provides special
services to the Indian mineral owner that are unique within the Department of Interior.
The primary goal of the Division is to provide the best possible
and economic advice to Indian landowners seeking to manage and develop their mineral
resources. Additional goals are to help tribes in planning, managing and developing their
energy and mineral resources. This includes coordinating with other agencies, councils and
commissions to help tribes in achieving the maximum income and employment return from
utilization of their mineral resources.
Approximately 16,000 Innu (formerly known as Montagnais or
Naskapi) inhabit Nitassinan (eastern Quebec and Labrador). They are based in 13 different
communities - Utshimassit, Sheshatshiu, Pakuashipi, La Romaine, Natashquan,
Mingan, Uashat, Maliotenam, Betsiamites, Les Escoumins, Mashteuiatsh,
Schefferville, and Kawawachikamach.
The political realities of two provincial boundaries and the land
rights negotiation process have led to the creation of regional political organizations
which collectively represent the Innu people of Nitassinan.
The Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Coalition is dedicated to
protecting and restoring water quality in the Clark Fork River Basin -- a 22,000 square
mile area in western Montana and northern Idaho. The Coalition protects these waters from
hard-rock mining, toxic wastes, industrial pollutants, and nutrient pollution.
Committed to research and education about the social,
economic and environmental impacts of
unsafe mining around the world...
|Photos--See what metallic
sulfide mining does to the environment|
Treaty Network is an alliance of Indian and non-Indian groups supporting
Native American sovereignty.
Do people kill for minerals? People do...
Underground is an environmental and human rights organization that supports communities
facing mining, oil and gas activities.
In the United States, Project Underground works with a variety of movement
organizations on the important problems and issues of the global oil, gas and mining
industries. Project Underground targets the range of interests from industry insurers to
investors to the public in order to introduce corporate accountability to these sectors.
We also work to develop an ethic of consumer responsibility for efficient and sustainable
WISE Uranium Project covers the health and environmental
impacts of the front end of the nuclear fuel cycle - in particular of uranium mining and
milling. WISE Uranium Project is part of World
Information Service on Energy, a world-wide network of safe energy activists.
The New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources was
formed in 1927 and serves as the state geological survey to conduct studies and
disseminate information on geology, mineral and energy resources, hydrology, geologic
hazards, environmental problems, and extractive metallurgy. Such information is used
regularly by federal, state, and local agencies, public organizations, private industry,
and individual citizens to make informed decisions about resource development and
management, land use, environmental impacts, natural hazard assessment, and waste
The purpose of this web page is to aid the citizens and public employees of
New Mexico in taking advantage of the services available at the New Mexico Bureau of Mines
and Mineral Resources. Site Includes:
The Mineral Resources Program is
responsible for providing and communicating current, unbiased information on the
occurrence, quality, quantity, and availability of mineral resources.
This is a mining trade website. "Your Mining Information
This is a minerals and mining information website.
Explore Colorado's rich and colorful mining past... and find
out what's happening in mining today at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. The
museum's 27-acre site has four exhibit buildings, several outdoor displays and a picnic
area. Come learn to pan for gold and to see how turn-of-the-century miners timbered,
drilled, blasted, mucked and moved ore from the mine to the stamp mill, where ore was
crushed and processed. If this is not enough, see the actual operation of its multi-ton
steam engines, drills, hoists, trammers, and other carefully restored mining machines.