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EMA Says Alluvial Mining Affects The Environment

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The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) says approximately 116 hectares of land in the Midlands province has been destroyed by alluvial mining.

In an interview with Great Dyke news, EMA Midlands Manager, Benson Bhasera had this to say.

He also highlighted some of the impact of alluvial mining to the environment.

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Large scale and mechanical alluvial/river bed mining in Zimbabwe has contributed to the degradation of an estimated 421.84 hectares of the riverine ecosystem

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