Will the ‘minewater pollution conundrum’ ever be solved?

The Coal Authority has appointed new contractors onto its latest four-year framework to design and build minewater treatment schemes throughout the UK to remove toxic metals such as zinc and arsenic from water bodies.

by Catherine Early
Water pollution from metal mines is a major problem across the UK. Photograph: Ashley Cooper/Getty Images
Water pollution from metal mines is a major problem across the UK. Photograph: Ashley Cooper/Getty Images

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