A proposed reform to a 142 year-old hardrock mining bill, sponsored by Peter DeFazio (D-OR), updates the archaic regulations on hard rock mining on public lands.
After much protest, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador will resume its dust control measures. Is this the start of change on a larger scale?
Maintaining a right-of-way for public access or utility companies is the duty of the land owner. Users of the property must also exercise due care restoring the land to its original state if damaged. Responsible parties should understand the elements of maintenance required, and the precautions they can take to avoid the harmful effects of soil erosion on their access-land.
Gravel runway life cycles can prove to be very costly, however there are ways to manage costs through life cycle assessments and certified techniques that can also extend these life cycles.
We explore the environmental policies of several nations with high environmental sustainability and how their unique policies and geopolitical nature contribute to their overall environmental standing.