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Tailings suspended in the water can damage the environment by releasing toxic metals.

(a) True

(b) False

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Correct choice is (a) True

Easy explanation: Tailings often remain suspended in the water and they have the potential to damage the environment by releasing toxic metals into the environment leading to increases rates of pollution and contamination of the environment.

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