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UBC identifies bacteria linked to acid produced at mining sites

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) UBC researchers have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage in mining operations.'Mining waste is an environmental concern in many parts of the world and currently costs a great deal of time and money to the companies that deal with it responsibly,' says Deborah Roberts, a professor of engineering at UBC's Okanagan campus.
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UBC researchers have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage in mining operations.

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