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Which of the following methods does not lead to the generation of mine wastes?

(a) Extraction of minerals

(b) Beneficiation of minerals

(c) Processing of minerals

(d) Remediation of mine waste

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My question is based upon Management of Mine Waste Soil in section Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct choice is (d) Remediation of mine waste

Easiest explanation: Generated mine wastes is caused as a result of various human activities of extraction the minerals from the Earth like Extraction of minerals, Beneficiation of minerals and Processing of mineral but remediation of mineral waste does not generate waste but help in reducing the mine wastes.

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