The Mining Environmental Conference was held in Rolla, Missouri, April 16-18, 1969. Discussion of the mining industry and its impact on the environment was in its early stages, with much emphasis on practices in land reclamation, mine safety, control of air and water pollution and more.

Complete proceedings are available for download via the button below or by clicking through "Proceedings of the Mining Environmental Conference" page, where information about the Conference as well as the Forward to the Proceedings may be found.

Individual sessions are shown below. Within each are the presentations for that topic, with a downloadable pdf.

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Proceedings of the Mining Environmental Conference
Water Problems of the Mineral Industry
Land Reclamation in the Mineral Industry
Mine Safety
Air Problems in the Mineral Industry
The Mineral Industry and the General Public
Additional Conference Sessions