Hydrologic Cycle, Connection
  The constant movement of water above, on, and below the earth's surface is called the Hydrologic Cycle. Processes such as precipitation, evaporation, condensation, infiltration and runoff comprise the cycle. Within the cycle, water changes forms in response to the Earth's climatic conditions, and connections exist between one component of the cycle and another. There is evidence of a hydrologic connection, or link, between Molycorp's waste rock dumps (WRD), ground water and surface water (e.g., the Red River). This has almost certainly resulted in the contamination of the Red River and associated groundwater aquifers. Drinking water wells have probably been contaminated through hydrological linkages to Acid Mine Drainage.
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