The Types of Mining and Fracking
By:Thomas, Aj, and Christos
The types of mining
This picture is surface mining
Bad practices in mining can create coal fires that can burn for decades.
This picture is subsurface mining
Crust is weakened when mining and creating man made caves.
This is fracking
Fracking impacts the environment by releasing over 600 different fluids, some that are toxic. If those chemicals go into a main body of water, environments could be destroyed.