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  • USAID Sector Environmental Guidelines: Mining
    USAID Sector Environmental Guidelines: Mining

    Jun 30, 2017 SECTOR ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDELINE: ARTISANAL AND SMALLSCALE MINING- 7 . INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE OF THE GUIDELINE An estimated 20-30 million people worldwide work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), or informal mining conducted by individuals, groups, families or cooperatives who use rudimentary processes to extract

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  • Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines | US
    Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines | US

    Mar 10, 2014 EPA promulgated the Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines and Standards ( 40 CFR Part 436) in 1975, and amended the regulation in 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979. The regulation covers wastewater discharges from mine drainage, mineral processing operations and stormwater runoff

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  • STANDARDS FOR MINING ACTIVITIES AND
    STANDARDS FOR MINING ACTIVITIES AND

    In many aspects mining activities are considered harmful to the environment. In some cases, this is strictly reality, but more and more one can feel a better level of conscientiousness towards the protection of the working environment, with its preservation for future generations, and a better control of environmental harm

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  • Environmental Strategies in the Mining Industry: One
    Environmental Strategies in the Mining Industry: One

    More recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has used CERCLA to address active mining operations. There is no evidence that this attention from the general public or the regulators will diminish, and mining companies in the United States can expect an ever-increasing level of scrutiny and control over their operations

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines
    Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines

    Environmental Protection Act, 1996 (EP Act. These guidelines should be applied consistently to projects requiring EIAs and allows for transparent decision-making. As our understanding and awareness of the environment improve, these guidelines will be updated to reflect new ideas or issues

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines for the
    Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines for the

    to Guide for Review of Mining Environmental Assessment Documentation. ECD staff responsible for preparing Environmental Compliance Certificates should refer to Guide for Preparing an Environmental Compliance Certificate for a Mining Project. ECD staff responsible for compliance monitoring and environmental and social staff of mining

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  • Guidelines | Environment | Department of Environment and
    Guidelines | Environment | Department of Environment and

    Jun 01, 2021 Jun 01, 2021 Guidelines. Estimated rehabilitation cost under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 – ESR/2018/4425 (PDF, 924KB) Model mining conditions—ESR/2016/1936 (formerly EM944) (PDF, 1.2MB) Model water conditions for coal mines in the Fitzroy basin—ESR/2015/1561 (formerly EM288) (PDF, 733KB) Progressive Rehabilitation and Closure

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  • BEST PRACTICE GUIDE ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES
    BEST PRACTICE GUIDE ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES

    prospecting and mining in the social and economic development of the country, as enunciated in the National Development Plan. Equally important, is ensuring safe and environmentally sound practices in the mining sector, whilst using leading practices to warrant the responsible and sustainable development of mineral resources

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  • EIA Guidelines for Mining Environmental Impact
    EIA Guidelines for Mining Environmental Impact

    1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Review. 1981 (December 16). Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines far New Source Ore Mining and Dressing Facilities. Prepared for EPA by, Wapora Inc. under contract 68-01-4157. , * U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Federal Activities. 1981 (October)

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  • What are environmental regulations on mining activities
    What are environmental regulations on mining activities

    Material adapted from: Hudson, T.L, Fox, F.D., and Plumlee, G.S. 1999. Metal Mining and the Environment, p. 48-49. Published by the American Geosciences Institute Environmental Awareness Series. Click here to download the full handbook. An extensive regulatory system has been developed to govern current mining operations in the United States, as well as to guide the cleanup of

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  • Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines | US EPA
    Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines | US EPA

    Mar 10, 2014 Mar 10, 2014 Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines. EPA promulgated the Mineral Mining and Processing Effluent Guidelines and Standards ( 40 CFR Part 436) in 1975, and amended the regulation in 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979. The regulation covers wastewater discharges from mine drainage, mineral processing operations and stormwater runoff

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  • ASSESSMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL
    ASSESSMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL

    the environment, and the correspondent environmental protection and rehabilitation program, in respect of his exploration or mining operation; … The environmental protection and rehabilitation program shall provide for specific actions, inspections and annual reports, together with the

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  • Mining Regulation Guidance, Policies, References, and
    Mining Regulation Guidance, Policies, References, and

    Aug 13, 2021 Aug 13, 2021 x NDEP Offices Now Open. NDEP offices are now open to the public. Visitors can schedule an appointment by calling (775)687-4670 in Carson City, or

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  • WORLD BANK GROUP Environmental, Health and Safety
    WORLD BANK GROUP Environmental, Health and Safety

    Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines MINING DECEMBER 10, 2007 3 WORLD BANK GROUP Water Quality Recommended practices to manage impacts to water quality include: • The quality and quantity of mine effluent streams discharged to the environment, including stormwater, leach pad drainage, process effluents, and overall mine works

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  • MINING AND EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
    MINING AND EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES

    PROTOCOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: MINING AND EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES 3 1 INTRODUCTION This Protocol for Environmental Management (PEM) is an incorporated document of the State environment protection policy (Air Quality Management) 2001 (SEPP AQM). It supports the interpretation of SEPP (AQM) and sets out the statutory requirements for the

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  • Policy and Guidance Documents under CWA Section 404 | US EPA
    Policy and Guidance Documents under CWA Section 404 | US EPA

    Jun 03, 2021 Jun 03, 2021 1999 Memorandum of Understanding - establishes a process for improving coordination among the U.S. Office of Surface Mining, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection, in the review of permit applications required for surface coal mining and reclamation

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