Quarries (pros and cons)

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  • Effects of Extraction
    • Digging out rocks leave big holes - quarries
      • Quarries are: noisy and dirty
      • Rock is blasted from the quarry by explosives - causing dust pollution
      • Wildlife habitats can be destroyed
    • However we need limestone for making important materials
      • Quarries help us to maintain or improve our standard of living
      • Provide jobs for local people
      • They bring in money, which helps the local economy by supporting local shops and services
  • Quarries are: noisy and dirty


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