• What are environmental regulations on mining activities

    Some important federal laws authorizing and guiding environmental regulation of mining in the United States are discussed below. These laws outline the responsibilities of several federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in regulating mining operations. Other acts, such as the Safe Drinking Water Act, can be relevant

  • Mine assessment and rehabilitation NSW Resources and
    Assessment Process For Mining ProposalsMine RehabilitationRegulatory System For RehabilitationEnvironmental Incident ReportingRehabilitation SecurityMining activities are tightly controlled in New South Wales. The mining lease, together with other statutory approvals, such as environmental protection licences under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 and planning approvals under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the EP&A Act), regulate the impact of mining on the environment.New mining projects and any expansion of existing projects require development consent under the EP&A Act. All new coal mines, min...
  • Environmental Protection Mining Weekly

    By: Carina Borralho 21st March 2014 Inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has, as part of its endeavour to promote sustainability and environmental protection in the

  • Mining & mineral processing EPA

    The Radiation Protection and Control Act (1982) (RPC Act) applies to mining and mineral processing operations that have the potential to produce significant occupational radiation exposures, or which generate wastes having the potential to cause a significant increase in the radiological exposure to people and the environment.

  • Regulatory guidelines Minerals Minerals

    2/07/2014· These guidelines have been prepared by the Department for Energy and Mining to provide guidance to explorers when conducting mineral exploration within South Australia, and to assist in the preparation of a program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) for submission and approval under the Mining Act and regulations.

  • Legislation, regulations and guidelines Australia Minerals
    LegislationExploration ReportingForeign InvestmentEnvironmental PolicyTaxationThe Australian Commonwealth government administers policy for mineral and petroleum exploration in Australia's offshore areas. Responsibility for onshore legislation lies with Australia's states and territories. 1. Offshore mineral legislation (additional information here) 2. Offshore petroleum legislationThe Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council (originally the Standing Council on Energy and Resources SCER) was established in 2011 to: 1. Progress consistent upstream petro...
  • environment protection guidelines mining

    Environment Protection Law 2005 requires mining companies to take measures to prevent and take action on environmental incidents.Under the Mining Act 1978, a mining proposal is defined as a document that: Is in the form required by the guidelines.

  • 2016 Guidelines for Mining Proposals in Western Australia

    For the purposes of these guidelines, a Mining Proposal is a document prepared by a proponent, containing the information required in Section 3 of these guidelines. 1.4 Requirements for submitting a Mining Proposal. The Mining Act requires the tenement holder to submit a Mining Proposal in the prescribed manner. It also requires the tenement

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines

    Acknowledgements: The IFC team would like to thank the team of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) for the dedication in translating the EHS Guidelines into Chinese and in making a joint handbook on "International Experience in Promoting Green Credit: The Equator Principles and the IFC Performance Standards and Guidelines" possible.

  • Environmental Requirements for the Ranger Uranium Mine

    The operational procedures and practices, and environmental standards, guidelines, codes, regulations or limits relevant to meeting these conditions are set out in Northern Territory legislation and the Ranger General Authorisation established under the Uranium Mining (Environment Control) Act 1979 (NT) (repealed), and continued under the

  • Minerals Regulatory Guidelines MG2b preparation of a

    Guidelines for miners: preparation of a program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) for metallic and industrial minerals (excluding coal and uranium) in South Australia Minerals Regulatory Guidelines MG2b Version 1.0, February 2015 Mining Act 1971 and Mining Regulations 2011 3

  • Integrated Mining Policy

    Importantly, the Integrated Mining Policy does not reduce environmental standards or community consultation requirements. The Integrated Mining Policy was exhibited for public comment in two stages in mid-2015. The government considered all submissions and adopted feedback within the scope of the Integrated Mining Policy.

  • Environmental impact of mining Wikipedia

    Environmental impacts of mining can occur at local, regional, and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices. Impacts can result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes. These processes also have an impact on the atmosphere from the emissions of carbon which have

  • Environmental regulation Department of Mines, Industry

    All mining proposals must include a mine closure plan. These may be granted by DMIRS under delegation from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation in accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and the Environmental Protection (Clearing of Native Vegetation) Regulations 2004. Regulatory framework for shale and tight gas. DMIRS is the

  • NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA)

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is the primary environmental regulator for New South Wales. We partner with business, government and the community to reduce pollution and waste, protect human health, and prevent degradation of the environment.

  • EPA Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority WA

    Woodside Energy Ltd has provided a combined document that relates to both its Commonwealth referral (Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999) and State referral (Environmental Protection Act 1986). The component within State Waters includes drilling and completion, installation, commissioning, operation, well repair and workover and

  • NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA)

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is the primary environmental regulator for New South Wales. We partner with business, government and the community to reduce pollution and waste, protect human health, and prevent degradation of the environment.

  • Integrated Mining Policy

    Importantly, the Integrated Mining Policy does not reduce environmental standards or community consultation requirements. The Integrated Mining Policy was exhibited for public comment in two stages in mid-2015. The government considered all submissions and adopted feedback within the scope of the Integrated Mining Policy.

  • Environmental impact of mining Wikipedia

    Environmental impacts of mining can occur at local, regional, and global scales through direct and indirect mining practices. Impacts can result in erosion, sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, or the contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by the chemicals emitted from mining processes. These processes also have an impact on the atmosphere from the emissions of carbon which have

  • Regulatory guidelines Minerals Minerals

    2/07/2014· These guidelines have been prepared by the Department for Energy and Mining to provide guidance to explorers when conducting mineral exploration within South Australia, and to assist in the preparation of a program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) for submission and approval under the Mining Act and regulations.

  • Environmental authorities for mining projects

    whether the proposed mining project is an appropriate land use (taking into consideration the current and prospective uses of the land). Related information. Read more about the eligibility criteria and standard conditions for a mining lease’s environmental authority. Read more about environmental authorities for mining

  • Post-mining rehabilitation EPA Western Australia

    Environmental Protection Policies State of the Environment ; Search guidelines and procedures ; News Centre ; Post-mining rehabilitation. The rehabilitation of Western Australia’s unique flora and vegetation following the closure of large-scale mines in the years ahead looms as a major environmental issue and enduring concern for the EPA. With WA boasting a vast array of biodiverse flora

  • Eligibility criteria and standard conditions Environment

    10/07/2018· Eligibility criteria and standard conditions. Under the provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1994, the administering authority (the department) may approve eligibility criteria and standard conditions for an environmentally relevant activity (ERA).. Prior to 31 March 2013, the Minister had approved codes of environmental compliance (codes).

  • Water quality guidelines Environment Department of

    The Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council (ANZECC) has developed water quality guidelines. These guidelines are numerical concentration limits or descriptive statements that can be applied to a range of ecosystem types and water uses, such as recreational and stock water. They are part of a national strategy to use water resources sustainably by protecting and

  • Coal and mineral exploration NSW Resources and Geoscience

    The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cwlth) requires approval by the Commonwealth Environment Minister for certain 'actions' which have an effect on Matters of National Environmental Significance. The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 requires an Environment Protection Licence for most petroleum

  • environment protection guidelines mining

    Environmental Regulations for the Minerals Sector Faolex. Strategic environmental and social assessment of artisanal mining areas. 23. . standards and practices for the protection of the environment in mining activities;. Read More