Revision of French mining law gets underway

A reform of France’s mining law was unveiled on Tuesday. One of its goals is to guarantee public participation in environmental assessments

A major reform of France’s mining law was unveiled by the French government on Tuesday. The proposals have been produced by an independent working group in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders and legal experts.

Thierry Tuot, a senior civil servant who led the work, based the recommendations on goals set by the government in February. These include guaranteeing public participation in environmental impact assessments.

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