• Mining | The EPA Blog

    For example, between 2010 and 2014 alone, EPA spent billion in removal and remedial response costs at hardrockmining and mineralprocessing facilities, and taxpayer funds contributed to much of this amount. This has been the case for decades, with industry players leaving taxpayers to foot the bill for environmental cleanups.

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  • Gov't will continue to burn galamsey ...

     · He said: "Concerning the burning of excavators if you look at the amendments that were made to the Minerals and Mining Act, it shows very clearly how when someone engages in illegal mining .

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  • Compulsory Land Acquisition and Compensation in Ghana ...

    Ghana is a small country in West Africa, covering a land size of 239,460 km2. It has a population of million people (2004 estimate) and a population growth rate of % per annum. It is one of three countries in West Africa with a medium Human Development Index (HDI), ranked 138 in the 2005 HDI2. The country is well endowed with natural resources and has roughly twice the per capita ...

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  • Federal Register :: Effluent Limitations Guidelines and ...

     · Until issuance of this final rule, EPA had not established nationally applicable pretreatment standards for the onshore oil and gas extraction point source subegory. This final rule establishes technologybased egorical pretreatment standards under the CWA for discharges of pollutants into POTWs from existing and new onshore UOG extraction facilities in subpart C of 40 CFR part 435 (80 ...

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  • EPA Worked with Mining Industry to Abandon Rule Protecting ...

     · EPA sought public comment on the proposed rule without notifying the public of its change in position: Other emails show that EPA considered renoticing the proposed rule for public comment, in light of its new decision to issue a "no action" rule. Correspondence between EPA and representatives working on behalf of Asarco LLP and Freeport McMoran, mining interests, also indie that ...

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  • Double Taxation Agreements are reproduced under the terms ...

    United Kingdom concerning the Continental Shelf, as an area within which the rights of the United Kingdom with respect to the sea bed and subsoil and their natural resources may be exercised; (b) The term "Ghana" means the Republic of Ghana including any area outside the territorial sea of Ghana which in accordance with international law has been or may hereafter be designated, under the laws ...

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  • Controversies over Redefining 'Fill Material' Under the ...

    view concerning the proper Clean Water Act mechanism for regulating coal mining. However, that position was opposed by environmental groups, who believe that disposal of coal mining and other waste should be regulated more stringently under other provisions of the Clean Water Act, not Section 404. Thus, at issue was whether the rule change was ...

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  • The Equator Principles – Environmental and social risk ...

    The EP Association is governed by a set of Governance Rules which provide guidance to existing and prospective EPFIs on the internal processes for the management of the EPs. The EP Association Steering Committee coordinates the administration, management and development of the EPs on behalf of the member EPFIs. Read More. The Equator Principles (EPs) is a risk management framework, .

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  • Noise

    Read our advice on what you can do about noise pollution in your area, and the rules around noise. Noise is a concern for many people in NSW. Many calls to the EPA's Environment Line are about excessive noise near people's homes or workplaces, especially late at night and in the early morning. The impacts of noise depend on the noise level, its characteristics and how it is perceived by ...

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  • February 7, 2011 No. 16 EPA Guilty of Environmental ...

    EPA Guilty of Environmental Hyperbole in Mountaintop Mining Veto By William Yeatman* On January 13, 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) vetoed the issuance of a Clean Water Act permit by the Army Corps of Engineers to the Mingo Logan Coal Company for the Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County, West ia. This is the first time the

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  • Guidelines for Examination

    European Patent Convention This area contains legal texts from the EPO, including the European Patent Convention, Ancillary regulations to the EPC, National law relating to the EPC, Guidelines for Examination, and much more.

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  • Environmental Strategies in the Mining Industry: One ...

    Landuse rules are important because, before mining companies can undertake mineral exploration and development, they need access to prospective mineralized lands. To be sure, in situations where mineral rights are privately held, land access is gained through negotiation between interested private parties. But for most lands worldwide, mineral rights are held by governments. 1. Explorers or m

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  • Mines and Communities: Home

    Welcome to Mines and Communities (MAC)... website, a data base of around 14,000 articles covering 1856 mining companies with operations in 171 countries concerning 82 minerals and metals, published by a unique network of indigenous and solidarity NGOs, representing many thousands of people directly affected by the mining industry.. The most referenced countries are India (1777 articles ...

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  • Animal Waste and Water Quality: EPA's Response to the ...

    EPA. The 2003 rule, updating rules that had been in place since the 1970s, revised the way in which discharges of manure, wastewater, and other process wastes from CAFOs are regulated, and it modified both the permitting requirements and applicable effluent limitation guidelines. It contained important firsttime requirements: all CAFOs must apply for a discharge permit, and all CAFOs that ...

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  • Ghana's Mineral Comission | Regulatory ...

    Ensure the mining sector is linked with the rest of the economy. The average price of gold in 2019 (US 1,/oz) was higher than that of 2018 (US 1,/oz). The improvement in gold price had positive impacts especially, for Ghana because gold is the country's flagship mineral which accounts for about 93% of total mineral exports.

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  • NPA

     · The National Petroleum Authority was established by an Act of Parliament (NPA Act 2005, ACT 691) to regulate the petroleum downstream industry in Ghana. As a Regulator, the Authority ensures that the industry remains efficient, profitable, fair, and at the same time, ensuring that consumers receive value for money.

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  • EPA Will Not Enforce Key PIP (3:1) Rule Compliance ...

     · EPA specifically invites public comment on additional measures or approaches that EPA could take in addition to the provisions in the final rules. Article manufacturers and distributors will want to comment specifically on what the notice refers to as "newlyraised issues associated with the March 8, 2021 compliance date in the PIP (3:1) rule for certain regulated articles."

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