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19 July 2021 | dataset

Mine tailings

This report presents a world-wide inventory of operating mines that dispose of mine tailings to marine and riverine waters and a review of what is known about the environmental impacts of those discharges. The report was commissioned by the International Maritime Organization, specifically the IMO Secretariat for the London Convention 1972 and the 1996 London Protocol, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-Global Programme of Action.

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International Assessment of Marine and Riverine Disposal of Mine Tailings

This report presents a world-wide inventory of…

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Mineral Resources Authority
Modified 11 February 2022
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier 6ea57982-fbd4-4aeb-a9fa-469c67ef5c36
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Papua New Guinea
Relevant Countries Papua New Guinea
License Public
[Open Data]