Oh no! mining and fracking

By: Molly, Haley, Robby, Kevin and Ray

Surface Mining vs. Subsurface Mining

  • subsurface is going and mining underground to get minerals
  • surface mining is digging minerals on the surface
  • the difference is that subsurface is underground mining and surface is on the suface

Surface mining: 3 types

Subsurface: 3 Types

Fracking

Drilling down into the Earth and injecting a mixture of water, sand and chemicals
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