APELL for mining : guidance for the mining industry in raising awareness and preparedness for emergencies at local level
- Additional Titles:
- Awareness and preparedness for emergencies at local level for mining
- Paris : UNEP, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, 2001.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 67 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- United Nations Environment Programme. Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics
- SECTION 1: What is APELL? -- Objectives -- Introduction to the APELL Process and Co-ordinating Group -- Responsibilities -- Benefits to mining companies and communities -- SECTION 2: Relevance of apell to the mining industry -- Mining accidents and emergency preparedness -- Existing policies, requirements and relevant activities by companies -- SECTION 3: Preliminary actions -- Raising awareness and gaining commitment -- The coordinating group and its composition -- Defining the local community -- Case study: East Malartic mill and the town of Malartic -- The ten steps of the APELL process: Communications in an emergency -- SECTION 5: Mining hazards and risks -- Application of APELL in chronic impact situations -- SECTION 6: Accident case studies: Case Study 1: Tailings pond failure at the Aznalcollar Mine, Spain -- Case Study 2: Mercury spill near SanJuan, Choropampa and Magdalena, Peru -- Case Study 3: Marcopper tailings spill, Marinduque Island, Philippines -- Case Study 4: Failure of tailings dams at Stava, northern Italy -- Case Study 5: Cyanide spill at Baia Mare, Romania -- Case Study 6: Subsidence of active mine workings, the Lassing talc mine, Austria.
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