Dirty Metals Report
Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment details the massive pollution, huge open pits, devastating community health effects, worker dangers and, in many cases, human rights abuses that have become hallmarks of gold and metals mining in countries such as Peru, Indonesia, Ghana and in parts of the United States.
By clicking the links below, you can download the report in its entirety, or by section.
Entire Dirty Metals report
Introduction, including highlights and chart "From Open Pit to Wedding Ring" (821KB)
Ruined Lands, Poisoned Waters (621KB)
Pouring Energy and Water into a Bottomless Pit (219KB)
Mining the Parks (271KB)
Endangering Communities (592KB)
Undermining the RIghts and Safety of Workers (332KB)
Metals and the Wealth of Nations (131KB)
Towards a Saner Strategy (41KB)