E3S Web Conf.
Volume 135, 2019Innovative Technologies in Environmental Science and Education (ITESE-2019)
|Number of page(s)
|Environmental Planning and Environmental Education
|04 December 2019
Analyzing the state of mining towns in the Ural region
Ural State Mining University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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The article concentrates on the analysis of the current state of settlements at the territory of the Ural region. The Ural region is shown to be an industrial and highly urbanized area. There are some settlements at the territory of the Ural region where the mining complex is the city-forming enterprise, they are mining towns. It has been revealed that the negative environmental impact never vanishes with the termination of mining but causes some new social, economic and ecological problems. With the purpose of reducing the negative impact of mining effect, a number of measures have been proposed aimed to renovate the mining complex facilities which remained after liquidation and to rehabilitate the industrial areas which remained after mineral deposit development termination.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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