Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Engineers in Bhutan will now use eco-friendly techniques to build roads in the country. The National Environmental Commission has introduced guidelines for road and bridge construction. "To do this we have to change our traditional methods like using bulldozers and cutting into hillsides. Instead, we will now use excavators and retain the walls," said Kunzang Wangdi, superintendent engineer, road divisions.