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ACT 54 - Department of Environmental Protection

Act 54. Bituminous underground mining activities in Pennsylvania are regulated by DEP under the Bituminous Mine Subsidence and Land Conservation Act (BMSLCA) of 1966 which calls for protection of structures, including buildings, homes and cemeteries. BMSLCA was amended in

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Australia to review environmental protection act - MINING.COM

Oct 30, 2019 · The Australian government just launched an independent review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, a process whose outcome may impact the mineral resources sector.

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A new Environmental Protection Act is in the Making ...

Nov 14, 2017 · “[The Act] will tackle various environmental problems such as those related to bauxite mining in Pahang.” Just about time too. A problem that has beset environmental conservation in Malaysia has been a lack of clear-cut laws. Inefficient enforcement of existing laws, too, has been a major hindrance to more efficient environmental protection.

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Environmental Protection Act 1994 - Queensland Legislation

View whole Act ... PDF A. Minister: Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef and Minister for Science and Youth Affairs Agency: Department of Environment and Science. Results: match 0 of 0 provisions. Previous Hit Next Hit . Return to search results. 0 hits in page: First Last . Environmental Protection Act 1994. Site footer.

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Managing Waste from Mining & Smelting - Province of ...

The discharges from mining and smelting industries are typically in the form of liquid effluent, solid waste and air emissions. Regulating and enforcing how these kinds of waste discharges are managed will help to protect the environment and human health.

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Legislation | EPA

The EPA protects the environment and health and safety of people from risks associated with ionising and non-ionising radiation through the Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982. We regulate the use of ionising radiation in medical, research, industrial and mining organisations, including use of X-rays, and the safe use, transport, storage ...

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THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT, 1986

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 . 269Act 29 of 1986 (a) under this Act, or the rules made thereunder, or (b) under any other law for the time being in force which is relatable to

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Mining – Queensland Law Handbook Online

Sep 14, 2020 · environmental protection associated with mining is regulated under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Environmental Protection Act) by the Department of Environment and Science. The Coordinator-General has a dual role of facilitating and assessing large mines as coordinated projects under the State Development and Public Works Organisation ...

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Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

Oct 09, 2020 · 1.3 Describe any other sources of law affecting the mining industry. Environmental legislation, including that relating to forest protection, water bodies and water use, tax legislation, customary law relating to land tenure, the law of corporations, contract law and administrative law principles concerning the exercise of governmental power ...

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Environment Protection Act, 1986 – Lexlife India

May 07, 2020 · The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 is an umbrella law that seeks to ensure this protection and improvement of environmental resources. This Act supplements the existing environment laws and seeks to address the environmental concerns in totality. It

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Environmental policy and legislation | Environment ...

Environmental policy and legislation. The Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) is a key element of Queensland’s environmental legal system. Its objective is to protect Queensland’s environment while allowing for development that improves the total quality of life, both now and in the future, in a way that maintains ecological processes (ecologically sustainable development).

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Regulatory Effectiveness - The Mining Association of Canada

In 2012, significant legislative changes were made, including introducing a new Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, changes to the Fisheries Act and Navigable Waters Protection Act, and an announcement of a review of the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations. MAC is currently promoting the mining industry’s needs at the federal level for a ...

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15 Landmark Judgments on Environmental Protection

Jul 08, 2020 · It was contended by the mining operators that the case should be dismissed by the court and the issue should be left to the administrative authorities under the Environment Protection but the Court rejected the miners’ arguments the ground that the litigation had already commenced and significant orders had been issued by the court before the ...

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THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT, 1986

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 . 269Act 29 of 1986 (a) under this Act, or the rules made thereunder, or (b) under any other law for the time being in force which is relatable to

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e-Laws | Ontario.ca

Our staff can't provide legal advice, interpret the law or conduct research. You may be able to obtain assistance from a lawyer or paralegal.

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Legislation and compliance

Mining, petroleum and geothermal activity proposals likely to have significant impact to matters of national environmental significance should be referred by the company for environmental impact assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Commonwealth). The Commonwealth and State have a bilateral agreement where environmental

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Environmental authorities for mining projects ...

Find out about opportunities for community participation (PDF, 213KB) on projects that require a mining lease under the Mineral Resources Act 1989 and a site-specific environmental authority applied for under the Environmental Protection Act 1994. Public notification. Resource companies are required to publicly notify their EA application, unless:

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Mining & Smelting Waste Guidance Documents - Province of ...

Technical Guidance 4: Annual Reporting Under the Environmental Management Act (PDF) This guidance document summarizes the expectations for annual reports submitted by mining companies operating in B.C. It also recommends a reporting format that makes it easy for the reader to recognize both compliance issues and environmental concerns.

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Environmental regulatory reform latest news - Department ...

The new Environment Protection Act 2019 (EP Act) was passed in September 2019. Draft Regulations were released for public consultation in November 2019 for a period of six weeks. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources met with key stakeholders to provide a briefing on the Regulations and address any initial questions or concerns.

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R.A. No. 7942 - LAWPHiL

SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. Section 63 Mines Safety and Environmental Protection. All contractors and permittees shall strictly comply with all the mines safety rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the Secretary concerning the safe and sanitary upkeep of the mining operations and achieve waste-free and efficient mine development.

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(PDF) CONSTRUCTION RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES ...

The Act 490 mandates the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Ghana to regulate the environment and ensure the implementation of government policies on the environment. ... Mining

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Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | USA | ICLG

Oct 09, 2020 · The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 4321-4370m-12, requires federal agencies to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for all major federal actions significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. Mining

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Surface Mining | Environmental Protection Division

The Surface Mining Unit reviews applications and approves surface mining land use plans, issues surface mining permits, conducts compliance evaluations of surface mining operations, reviews and approves bonding requirements for surface mining operations and ensures reclamation of completed mining operations. ... Environmental Protection ...

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Mining & Smelting Waste Guidance Documents - Province of ...

Technical Guidance 4: Annual Reporting Under the Environmental Management Act (PDF) This guidance document summarizes the expectations for annual reports submitted by mining companies operating in B.C. It also recommends a reporting format that makes it easy for the reader to recognize both compliance issues and environmental concerns.

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Environment Protection Act, 1986 – Lexlife India

May 07, 2020 · The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 is an umbrella law that seeks to ensure this protection and improvement of environmental resources. This Act supplements the existing environment laws and seeks to address the environmental concerns in totality. It

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Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Ghana | ICLG

Oct 09, 2020 · 1.3 Describe any other sources of law affecting the mining industry. Environmental legislation, including that relating to forest protection, water bodies and water use, tax legislation, customary law relating to land tenure, the law of corporations, contract law and administrative law principles concerning the exercise of governmental power ...

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Regulatory Effectiveness - The Mining Association of Canada

In 2012, significant legislative changes were made, including introducing a new Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, changes to the Fisheries Act and Navigable Waters Protection Act, and an announcement of a review of the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations. MAC is currently promoting the mining industry’s needs at the federal level for a ...

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R.A. No. 7942 - LAWPHiL

SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. Section 63 Mines Safety and Environmental Protection. All contractors and permittees shall strictly comply with all the mines safety rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the Secretary concerning the safe and sanitary upkeep of the mining operations and achieve waste-free and efficient mine development.

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THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT, 1986

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 . 269Act 29 of 1986 (a) under this Act, or the rules made thereunder, or (b) under any other law for the time being in force which is relatable to

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THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT, 1986

THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT, 1986 (No. 29 of 1986) [23th May, 1986] An Act to provide for the protection and improvement of environment and for matters connected therewith Whereas decisions were taken at the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held at Stockholm in June, 1972, in which India

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Legislation and compliance

Mining, petroleum and geothermal activity proposals likely to have significant impact to matters of national environmental significance should be referred by the company for environmental impact assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Commonwealth). The Commonwealth and State have a bilateral agreement where environmental

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Environmental impact statements | Environment, land and ...

For mining and petroleum projects, there are two Acts under which an EIS may be completed: Environmental Protection Act 1994; State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971. Useful resources. Process for projects environmental impact statement (PDF, 278KB)

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Environmental Code of Practice for metal mines: chapter 1 ...

1.1 Background. The Environmental Code of Practice for Metal Mines (henceforth called the "Code") is designed to support the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER 2002) under the Fisheries Act and includes other subjects that are not dealt with in the MMER that may have an influence on the environmental impact of mining operations.The Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (MMER) were

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Environmental Protection Regulation 2019

Sep 01, 2019 · Queensland Environmental Protection Regulation 2019 Current as at 1 September 2019 Environmental Protection Act 1994

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South Australian Legislation

The Environment Protection Act 1993 is currently affected by temporary modifications that are not incorporated into the text. See Schedule 2 Part 2 of the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 This legislation is affected by amending provisions that have not yet come into operation or taken effect. Only amendments that have commenced are incorporated.

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