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(19/08/04) PECOMINES JRC Enlargement report
MINING, MINING WASTE AND RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN CANDIDATE COUNTRIES
by G. Jordan and M. D’Alessandro Editors
(07/10/04)EUR 21185 EN report Use of Remote sensing for mapping and Evaluation of Mining Waste Anomalies at National to Multi-Country Scale
Authors: A.M Videa, S. Sommer, W.Mehl
(15/10/04) EUR21186EN, Options for compiling an inventory of mining waste sites throughout Europe"" (Ed. S. Sommer)

(7/10/2004) The Bratislava Workshop : "Ways and Novel techniques to establish harmonised inventories of Waste Materials from Mineral Extraction accross Europe"


The main objective of PECOMINES is to involve Pre-Accession countries in an EU research action on the environmental impact of mining waste in collaboration with DG Environment and EEA.

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PECOMINES is a European Commission  Joint Research Center Project which is developed in association with Central and Eastern European Pre-Accession Countries (PECO countries), namely Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Roumania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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