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Environmental permitting guidance: The mining waste directive

Understand Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on the management of waste from extractive industries.

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This guidance is aimed at helping readers understand Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on the management of waste from extractive industries. This is commonly known as the Mining Waste Directive (‘the Directive’) although the scope of the Directive includes waste from mineral extraction other than mines.

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