LAO Report: Improving CA’s Response to the Environmental and Safety Hazards Caused by Abandoned Mines

August 4, 2020 – Abandoned Mines Can Cause Environmental and Safety Risks. There are an estimated 47,000 abandoned mines spread throughout every county of California. Many of these mines present threats to the environment–including water quality, fish and wildlife, soils, and air quality–and the physical safety of individuals. Key Challenges to Remediating Abandoned Mines. This report discusses […]