rare earth environmental impact

Chemical Production, Oil Refining and Manufacturing

It is expected that society's increasing consumption of petroleum will drive demand for rare earth catalysts, as will the tightening environmental standards around .../p>

Investigating Rare Earth Element Mine Development in …

Investigating Rare Earth Element Mine Development in EPA Region 8 and Potential Environmental Impacts Justin Paul Greater Research Opportunity Fellow Gwenette Campbell Region 8 Mining Team Coordinator Additional review by Region 8 Mining Team Members August 15, 2011 EPA Document-908Rl 1003/p>

Journal of Rare Earths - Elsevier

The Journal of Rare Earths reports studies on the 17 rare earth elements. ... The Journal of Rare Earths reports studies on the 17 rare earth ... Impact Factor: 2.524 .../p>

Tesla's Electric Cars Aren't as Green as You Might Think ...

Even solar panels depend on rare metals that have to be dug out of the earth and processed in less-than-green ways, says David Abraham, author of the book The Elements of Power. (Disclosure: I helped edit some chapters of the book.)/p>

China's Contentious Rare Earth Elements Market

Here we consider the various applications of REEs before delving into the economics of the industry and the environmental impact of Chinese mining operations. The Many Uses of Rare Earth Elements There are seventeen rare earth elements (REEs): scandium, yttrium, and the lanthanides (lanthanum to lutetium)./p>

Environmental Damage - MIT

The list of environmental concerns that can be connected with rare earth elements is not a brief one. Throughout the cycle of mining processes that rare earth elements go through, there is potential for negative effects on the environment./p>

Rare-earth element - Wikipedia

Rare-earth element cerium is actually the 25th most abundant element in ... refining, and recycling of rare earths have serious environmental consequences if not properly managed. A potential hazard could be low-level radioactive tailings resulting from the occurrence of thorium and uranium in rare-earth element ores. Improper handling of these substances can result in extensive environmental .../p>

-Rare Earth Mining And Environmental Impact-

rare earth mining and environmental impact. Environmental Damage - MIT. Throughout the cycle of mining processes that rare earth elements go through, .../p>

BBC - Future - The dystopian lake filled by the world's ...

Even before getting to the toxic lake, the environmental impact the rare earth industry has had on the city is painfully clear./p>

Namibia Rare Earths Initiates Environmental Impact Study ...

Namibia Rare Earths Inc. ("Namibia Rare Earths" or the "Company") (TSX:NRE) (OTCQX:NMREF) is pleased to provide the following update on the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project in Namibia./p>

MINING RARE EARTH ELEMENTS: How could it …

R SPATIAL SCIENCES ESEARCH LAB MINING RARE EARTH ELEMENTS: How could it impact our health? The Kipawa Rare Earths Project was registered in 2013 for an environmental impact assessment by the/p>

Regulation of environmental and health impacts in the rare ...

Regulation of environmental and health impacts in the rare earth element industry. Rare Earth Element (REE) mining, processing and exploitation are large scale industries that use a wide range of chemical substances and generate significant quantities of …/p>

Rethinking Our Risky Reliance on Rare Earth Metals - …

Dec 20, 2013· Rethinking Our Risky Reliance on Rare Earth ... at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental ... have little impact until our use of these .../p>

Rare Earth Elements: A Review of Production, Processing ...

----- EPA/600/R-12/572 December 2012 Revised Rare Earth Elements: A Review of Production, Processing, Recycling, and Associated Environmental Issues Engineering Technical Support Center Land Remediation and Pollution Control Division National Risk Management Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development …/p>

Why rare earth recycling is rare – and what we can do ...

Why rare earth recycling is rare — and ... One recent study calculated the complete energy and environmental impacts of producing a kilogram of the rare earth .../p>

Rare Earth Mania And China/US Trade Spat 2.0? | Zero Hedge

Higher rare earth prices are beginning to have an impact. This is the chart for the industry behemoth, China Northern Rare Earth Group. This is the chart for the industry behemoth, China Northern Rare Earth Group./p>

Rare Earths Industry - 1st Edition - Elsevier

Rare Earths Industry: ... Impact of Rare Earth Price Volatility on Low-Carbon Technologies' Manufacturers; 6. ... Rare Earth Recycling and Environmental Issues: .../p>

Social and Environmental Impact of the Rare Earth ... - …

The use of rare earth elements in various technologies continues to grow despite some alternatives being found for particular uses. Given a history of ecological concerns about pollution from rare earth mines, particularly in China, there are growing social and environmental concerns about the .../p>

Life Cycle Impact of Rare Earth Elements - Hindawi

International Scholarly Research Notices is a ... and comparing GHG impact profiles of rare earth based ... of environmental impacts among the .../p>

The Economic Benefits of the North American Rare …

The Economic Benefits of the North American Rare Earths Industry ... Upstream Rare Earth Supplier Economic Impact ... environmental mitigation, …/p>

Rare Earth Elements: A Review of Production, Processing ...

... States Environmental Protection Agency Rare Earth Elements: A Review of Production, Processing, Recycling, and Associated ... environmental impacts .../p>

Environmental impact of wind power - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of wind power when compared to the environmental impacts of fossil fuels, is relatively minor. ... Rare-earth use .../p>

Social and Environmental Impact of the Rare Earth ... - …

The use of rare earth elements in various technologies continues to grow despite some alternatives being found for particular uses. Given a history of ecological concerns about pollution from rare earth mines, particularly in China, there are growing social and environmental concerns about the growth of the mining and mineral processing in this .../p>

Social and Environmental Impact of the Rare Earth …

Full-Text Paper (PDF): Social and Environmental Impact of the Rare Earth Industries/p>

Environmental Risks of Mining

This chart illustrates the many environmental hazards associated with mining. Additional Environmental Problems with Mining: In addition to the issues addressed above, there are many other environmental issues associated with mining:/p>

Rare earth mining in China: the bleak social and ...

Rare earth mining in China: ... Rare earths-dependent industries are learning to recycle. ... When asked about the plant's environmental impact, .../p>

Big Wind's Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and ...

Unfortunately, given federal regulations in the U.S. that restrict rare earth mineral development and China's poor record of environmental stewardship, the process of extracting these minerals imposes wretched environmental and public health impacts on local communities. It's a story Big Wind doesn't want you to hear./p>

Social and Environmental Impact of the Rare Earth …

Resources 2014, 3, 123-134; doi:10.3390/resources3010123 resources ISSN 2079-9276 Article Social and Environmental Impact of the Rare Earth …/p>