Mining waste: Directive sets waste ground rules

The EU Mining Waste Directive imposes a number of new requirements for the industry depending on the status of the materials involved and the type of operation or facility.

by Charlotte Danvers
Mining waste sites: lack of a dam or structure indicate that this is a mining waste operation (Image credit: Environment Agency)
Mining waste sites: lack of a dam or structure indicate that this is a mining waste operation (Image credit: Environment Agency)

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