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Environmental Governance of the Mining Sector: Management of Mining Waste and Design for Closure

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Provides an overview of mining waste management.

Provides an overview of mining waste management, with a special focus on the need to ensure safe and orderly closure once mining has ceased. It also addresses human rights issues related to mining waste management and mine closure, how harm and conflict can be prevented, and what that implies in terms of governance. Case studies from Mozambique and Brazil are explored.

English
Speaker: 
Håkan Tarras-Wahlberg, Ricky Collins, Ann-Marie Fällman, Silvana Ferrão,
Date Conducted: 
15, 16 and 22 November 2017
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