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Ecosystem management and mine permitting on public lands.
McDonald LA; Martin WE
Juneau, AK: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, 1995 Apr; OFR 78-95:1-44
This report focuses on how ecosystem management will be implemented into public land management and how this may affect the permitting of mining operations in the western U.S. Numerous federal, state, and local agencies are considering ecosystem management as the preferred management alternative. Other sections discuss definitional problems, legal foundation for the system, activities of the federal land management agencies, activities within certain states, and finally the implications of the ecosystem management effort on mine permitting.
Resource-development; Requirements; Regulations; Environment-management; Environmental-impacts; Environmental-monitoring; Habitats; Environmental-policy; Land-management; Mining-laws; Administrative-procedures; Case-studies; Ecosystems; Permits; Public-land; Mining-industry
NTIS Accession No.
Juneau, AK: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines; OFR 78-95
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division