The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a flyer regarding the Rapid Response Assessment (RRA) undertaken about Mine Tailings Storage.
UNEP has provided two recommendations regarding this issue and has ‘suggested a range of policy actions aimed at catalysing the change needed to ensure tailings dam safety. These actions stem from the first recommendation – the mining industry’s acknowledged priority of Safety First.’
This is an interesting article and worthwhile reading.
The link to download the PDF is here: https://gridarendal-website.s3.amazonaws.com/production/documents/:s_document/370/original/RRAminewaste_flyer_screen.pdf?1509538685