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Deep-Sea Mining

Categories: Environment,Geology/Mining,Great Britain,Laws/Regulations,Science/Technology,Treaties

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/POST-PN-0508/POST-PN-0508.pdf

Describes the mineral deposit types being considered by British planners, proposed extraction methods, potential environmental effects, mitigation options, and the legal framework governing such activity in international waters. From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology