Submarine Tailings Disposal Toolkit
Submarine Tailings Disposal ("STD" in industry jargon) is the practice of dumping mine tailings into the sea through a submerged pipe. It is a serious and growing threat to ocean ecosystems especially in the Pacific. This package brings together case studies and background information on the ocean dumping of mine wastes. Published jointly by MiningWatch Canada and Project Underground, June 2002, in English and Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia).
Available as a series of PDF files:
|Introduction: Mining’s Problem with Waste||179.81 KB|
|Philippines Case Studies - Marinduque and Mindoro||256.63 KB|
|Indonesian Case Studies - Minahasa Raya and Nusa Tenggara||186.27 KB|
|Papua New Guinea Case Studies - Ramu and Lihir||162.7 KB|
|Glossary and folder||1.34 MB|