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Pollution Prevention and Mining: A Proposed Framework for the Americas - Spanish Edition


Susan Bass, Environmental Law Institute

Date Released: 

January 2000

The environmental impacts of hard rock mining can be highly adverse if the proper pollution prevention technology and regulatory framework are not in place and properly functioning. Pollution prevention as a strategic management principle offers the opportunity to avoid or minimize significant environmental impacts of hard rock mining while also identifying and promoting economy and efficiency in the design and operation.

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