Mineral Mining Waste Management Arrangements

Original Language Title: Derīgo izrakteņu ieguves atkritumu apsaimniekošanas kārtība

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No 354 Riga, 19 May 2008 (pr. 31 to 35) mineral mining waste management order Issued in accordance with the law "on Earth" article 14 11 i. General questions 1. determine the mineral mining waste (hereinafter referred to as the mining waste) apsaimniekoš NASA.
2. The terms used in the following terms: 2.1.-This operator within the meaning of the terms natural or legal me na, which is responsible for the management of waste from the mining, including mining waste temporary storage of extractive waste management of object it during operation and after closure of that object;
2.2. treatment – mechanical, physical, biological, thermal or chemical process or combination of processes carried out on mineral resources in order to provide you with the appropriate valid minerals, such as resizing, sorting, separation and washing, as well as mining waste recycling, limestone burning (except metālkausēšan, thermal and metallurgical production processes of production processes);
2.3. the bērtn-Causeway object solid mining waste to the Earth;
2.4. material changes, such changes in the mining waste by setting the apsaimn structure or management, which in the opinion of the competent authority, may have significant negative effects on human health or the environment; 2.5. dam-waterworks structures of water or liquid waste collection to contain or limit the pond;
2.6. the mining waste – the soil, rock, and sharps surpluses resulting from the prospecting, mining, mineral processing and storage;
2.7. the pond – a natural or engineered facility for such fine-grained mining waste (usually pollutants), along with varying amounts of free water, resulting from the treatment of mineral resources and processing water cleansing and regeneration;
2.8. the acquisition of the site – the whole land area of the geographic location that is monitored and controlled by the operator;
2.9. inert waste – mining waste that does not undergo any significant physical, chemical or biological transformations. Inert waste will not dissolve, burn or otherwise physically or chemically react, not biodegradable or not exposed to other harmful substances which, in contact with them, and thus will not cause environmental pollution and harm to human health;
2.10. accident – event mining waste storage site in the course of an activity, the management of its waste collection company, if the accident causes a serious risk to human health or to the environment either immediately or over time, mining waste facility or outside it;
2.11. "unpolluted soil-soil that, through the extraction of mineral resources, is removed and not contaminated (laws on soil and soil quality norms);
2.12. excavated v – mineral extraction process created hollow Earth;
2.13. slag – mining the waste solids or slurries that occurs after the mineral resources is handled in separate processes (e.g. crushing, grinding, sifting, flotēj and other physical and chemical take in across Member) to valid minerals from the less valuable rock;
2.14. "weak acid dissociable cyanide, cyanide and cyanide connects you to decompose the weak acid to determine the pH level.
3. These rules apply to mining waste from prospecting, mineral extraction, consistent with the laws and the depths of the Earth, mineral processing and storage, if mining fell must keep A collection of category a waste facility.
4. Mining waste facility is an area (including the ieg VESA site), in which – regardless of whether the relevant mining waste is a solid or liquid, dissolved or suspended, the accumulated or stored in the mining waste, if the mining wastes at a given location are stored: 4.1 of the emergence of the moment – the mining category A waste facilities and hazardous mining waste management facilities;
4.2. for more than six months from the moment of occurrence – unplanned put hazardous waste facilities;
4.3. more than one year from the moment of occurrence – the extractive waste facilities that are not dangerous and are not inert;
4.4. not more than three years from the occurrence of the moment: 4.4.1 unpolluted soil management objects;
4.4.2. the prospecting, as well as the extraction, treatment and storage of peat mining waste management facilities, which are not dangerous;
4.4.3. inert waste management facilities.
5. Mining waste storage facilities is recognised as category A if: 5.1 the object it may cause threat to human life or the environment, taking into account the mining waste management object or planned size, its location and environmental impact, possible failure or malfunction effects (for example, if the bērtn decay or dams bursting may cause you a year);
5.2. it contains waste deemed hazardous under the waste legislation, regulations of the international classification and the qualities that make it dangerous waste;
5.3. it contains chemicals or chemical products, in fear of attack under the legislation on chemical substances and chemical product classification, labelling and packaging.
6. about this rule referred to in paragraph 4 mining waste facility also believes the dam or other structure, the purpose of which is to contain, suspend, restrict, or otherwise endorse these provisions referred to in paragraph 4. 4. the provisions of this paragraph shall not be regarded as objects of dig body, which for the purpose of restoration or construction puts extractive waste.
7. These provisions shall not apply to: 7.1 the waste resulting from the prospecting, extraction of mineral resources according to the laws of the land and processing the depths, but which does not directly result from those operations;
7.2. the waste resulting from the prospecting, extraction of mineral resources according to the laws of the land and Coast processing inside (the sea and the seabed, which leads into the sea from the normal or average low tide below the water level);
7.3 ground water entering, or bilge discharge according to the laws and regulations on the use of water resources;
7.4. the extraction of underground water.

8. Management prospecting, mineral extraction, processing and storage of inert waste and unpolluted soil, this provision does not apply to chapters III and V, 56, 57, 63, of chapters VII and VIII, 77, 78, 79 and 82, if this waste is stored in a collection class A fell mu facility.
9. These rules (except for 11, 12 and 13 above) not apply to the following mining waste storage: 9.1 waste that is not hazardous and mineral resources (except hydrocarbons and evaporīt), as well as gypsum and anhydrite of prospecting and mining;
9.2. non-contaminated soil;
9.3. peat extraction, processing and storage of wastes.
10. the Management of extractive waste which are inert and not dangerous, do not apply this rule 56, 57, 63, 67, 68, 70, Chapter VIII, 77, 78, 79 and 82, if this waste is stored in the mining category A waste facility.
11. the management of extractive waste: 11.1. without risk to the safety of human life and health;
11.2. without causing risk to surface and ground waters, air, soil as well as the flora and fauna;
11.3. creating noise or smell beyond the legislation on noise and odor prevention and restriction of certain thresholds;
11.4. no adverse impact landscapes and specially protected natural areas;
11.5. the non-polluting environment. 12. it is prohibited to abandon, and indiscriminate dumping mining waste to be disposed of.
13. to prevent or mitigate the adverse effects on the environment and human health, the operator shall ensure that: 13.1 mining waste facility management during its operation;
13.2. the extractive waste facility management after its closure;
13.3. to prevent accidents and limit their consequences, taking into account the mining waste management technical parameters of object, its location and environmental conditions.
14. Filling in excavation voids with garbage, not mining waste, the legislation on the landfill of waste management.
II. Mining waste management plans 15. for treatment, recovery and collection of waste is stored and to limit their quantity, the operator draws up a waste management plan of procurement, taking into account the principles of sustainable development, as well as the municipal planning.
16. the mining waste management plan objectives are as follows: 16.1. to prevent or reduce waste production and acquisition, taking into consideration: 16.1.1. mineral development in the mineral extraction and processing methods;
16.1.2. the changes that can occur with mining waste, enlarges the surface area of the bērtn and mining waste into the external environmental factors;
16.1.3. options after the mineral mining insert extractive waste back into the excavation void in accordance with environmental protection legislation, where this is technically and economically feasible;
16.1.4. After extracting the closure of a waste facility, put it back the soil supernatant or use it elsewhere;
16.1.5. mineral processing to use less dangerous chemicals;
16.2. promoting mining waste recovery facilities, such waste reuse or recycling;
16.3. to ensure the acquisition of waste stored in the short and long term, if the horse design phase in view of planned management actions must mining waste facility during operation and after closure, choosing the project that: 16.3.1. provides the smallest closed mining waste apsaimn the setting object monitoring, control and management;
16.3.2. prevents or causes the least possible negative impact on the environment (for example, the spread of pollutants from mining waste facility by air or by water);
16.3.3. ensure all dams or funeral tņ long-term geotechnical stability.
17. Mining waste management plan shall include the following: 17.1. information on the proposed mining of classification of waste facilities in accordance with paragraph 4 of this rule;
17.2. information on accident prevention measures and security system, the implementation of these measures;
17.3. the mining waste characterisation under this provision 18. pun kt;
17.4. information about expected mining waste, which will store the total mining operation of the waste facility;
17.5. the description of the operation generating such waste collection;
10.9. information on mining waste treatment after their emergence;
17.7. information on mining waste stored, the possible negative effects on the environment (including landscapes and especially protected areas and human health) and of the measures to be taken to reduce mining waste facility environmental impact during operation and after closure according to this provision, 54.2 54.4 54.1..,., and 54.5.;
11.1. the control and monitoring measures according to paragraph 53 of these provisions and 54.3.;
11.1. the measures in the extractive waste facility closures (including rehabilitation) and the monitoring of the waste after its closure, according to Chapter VII of these rules;
17.10. measures to prevent the deterioration of water and to prevent or minimise air and soil pollution pursuant to these regulations 58., 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 81, and 82. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1;
17.11. the land according to the laws and regulations on soil and soil quality standards that affect mining waste to the joke of the establishment.
18. Mining waste management in mining waste stored characteristics shall be prepared taking into account the respective object structure of the long-term physical and chemical stability, to avoid the possibility of accidents needed, and it is an integral part of the waste management plan. Mining waste characterisation shall include information on: 18.1. stored waste in the physical and chemical properties;
18.2. stored waste physical and chemical stability of different meteorological conditions, in view of the nature of the mineral exploration, mineral extraction in the surface layer during buried or mineral admixture;
18.3. the classification of the waste under the regulations on the classification and characteristics of mu sat heavily, which makes the waste hazardous;
18.4. mineral processing chemicals used and their physical and chemical stability.

18.5. the mining waste storage methods;
18.6. the planned mining waste trans portēšan system.
19. the establishment of the mining waste a joke to the establishment plan of the niekotāj is submitted for approval to the national environmental service. Mining waste management plan may also be submitted electronically, in accordance with the legislation of the country vajiem normat electronic document preparation, presentation, and stored.
20. in order to assess the collection submitted waste management plans, national environmental service set up by the Commission. The Commission is made up of national experts of the environmental service of the mineral extraction, mining waste by setting apsaimn and water resource management. The Commission plans to review the draft upon its local government representatives, which is located in the administrative territory of the extractive waste facility.
21. in accordance with paragraph 20 of these rules has been assessed by the Commission in submitting the mining waste management plan compliance with these rules 16 and 17 of the requirements referred to in paragraph 20 days and draw up a written opinion on mining waste management plan approval or for the necessary additional information, if the plan does not include this provision in paragraphs 16 and 17 of the said information.
22. The national environmental service based on this provision paragraph 21 of that opinion, in writing, notify the operator about the additional information required.
23. on the basis of this provision, the opinion referred to in paragraph 21, the State Environment Department within seven days of receipt of the opinion, approves the mining waste management plan and its implementation under the control of the mining waste storage permit conditions.
24. Extractive waste management plan, the operator shall review every five years and amend, if the acquisition of significant changes in the operation of the waste facility or the waste deposited. On amendments to the operator within 14 days of the amendment in writing to the national environmental service.
III. Public participation 25. Seven days after the State Department of the environment accepted the application of mining waste authorisation (annex 1) (hereinafter referred to as the application), the continuation of existing activities or significant changes to existing activities, the operator shall provide information to the public in this way: 25.1.-ensuring public access to information the Office of the operator;
25.2. individual – sending notifications to owners (proprietors), whose real estate bordering the logged on mining waste facility or in its direct impact zone;
25.3. the operator's home page on the internet;
25.4. the local newspaper.
26. National Environment services on your homepage on the internet put this provision referred to in paragraph 28 of information provided by the operator.
27. The operator shall inform the national environmental guard on the way according to paragraph 25 of these rules has been informed of the company's electronics.
28. The operator this provision the procedures specified in paragraph 25, inform the public about the application of procurement: 28.1 waste storage permit and accompanying documents and the waste management plan;
28.2. the extractive waste facilities and the impact of cross-border cooperation with other countries in accordance with chapter IX of these regulations;
28.3. National Environment services and the nature of possible decisions;
28.4. the mining waste authorisation (annex 2) (hereinafter referred to as the authorisation) conditions (provide details);
28.5. other public information activities, which made the niekotāj establishment;
28.6. the operator's address.
29. This provision by providing the information referred to in paragraph 28, the operator shall indicate the date on which in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 32 of the company may submit to the national environmental service written proposals on 25 of these rules and the information referred to in paragraph 28, as well as specify an internet site where the public can familiarize themselves with the provisions of the 25th and the information referred to in paragraph 28.
30. The operator shall, within five working days after the sending of information to the public in the National Environment Department documents proving that 25 and 28 above requirements.
31. in addition to the provisions referred to in paragraph 28, the national environmental information service is also available to the public information that can be used in the decision, but which become available only after public consultation in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 26 or after public consultation, as well as information about the received during the public consultation recommendations and reports.
32. The public 30 days after these regulations referred to in paragraph 27 of the notification information can be submitted in writing to the national environmental service Rene Kuma or opinions on authorisation or its conditions.
33. National Environment services shall inform the operator about the proposals and views received and indicates to which is to be the operator's explanation about them.
34. National Environment services with your permission or when taking a decision on the refusal to issue a permit, assessed the proposals submitted and public opinions. Of the decision concerning the national environmental service provides information to the public that rule 25.4. in accordance with the procedure laid down in point indicating the content of the decision, the reasons and considerations on which the decision is based, as well as adding a copy of the authorisation.
IV. Prevention of accidents and the provision of information 35. Mining waste management category A apsaimn object provides the kotāj accident hazards and mining waste facility design, construction, operations, closure and after the mining closure of a waste facility shall take the necessary measures to prevent accidents and to limit their adverse impact on human health and the environment (including cross-border effects).
36. The operator before mining waste facility start-up develop and approve the plan for civil protection under the laws and regulations on civil protection plan and transmit of authorisations requested. According to the laws on civil protection authorities appoint officials responsible for civil protection plan and periodic review.

37. the operator shall inform the natural and legal persons, associations and foundations, which affects or may affect the provision of chapter II, III or IV of that decision-making, or who are interested in making this decision (hereinafter referred to as the community), of the civil protection plan developed by the project, including information about the right to participate in the decision making process and the opportunity to submit comments or questions. The operator shall evaluate the feedback and questions and, where possible, to take into account when approving civil protection plan.
38. the public concerned shall supply the following information: 38.1. operator (natural person – name, komersan it-business) and mining waste facility address;
38.2. the supplier's name and position;
23.8. mining waste management permit date and number;
23.9. the civil protection plan design and approval;
38.5. straightforward and simply laid out explanation of the activity or activities carried out in the respective mining waste at the place of storage;
24.0. substance and connection used in household names or designations and properties, which are mining waste facility, as well as mining waste, can cause accidents and constitutes a hazard for man and the environment;
possible accidents 36.6. risks related to the nature of their possible impact on the population and the environment; 24.1. the order in which citizens are warned and informed of the accident mining waste facility;
24.2. for population action, where the accident happened;
38.10. on the operator's accident prevention and mitigation measures in the mining site in cooperation with the Avar nary departments;
38.11. regarding cooperation with the emergency services and the service instructions and requirements, from an accident;
38.12. additional sources of information.
39. This provision the operator referred to in paragraph 38 of the information shall be provided free of charge and restrictions. Every three years, review the information and make the necessary amendments. Information the operator on its homepage on the internet.
40. when the accident happened, the operator shall immediately inform the national environmental guard, State fire and rescue service and local government, which is located in the administrative territory of the mining waste to the joke of the establishment and provide all necessary information on the accident.
V. authorisation for 41. before mining operation of the waste facility or the launch of 60 days before the expiry date of the authorisation, the operator shall submit to the national environmental service application (annex 1).
42. If the application contains the information is incomplete, the national environmental service within five working days after receipt of the application, inform the applicant in writing and specify the additional information to be submitted. On the date of receipt of the application, considered the day when a national environment Department submitted all the necessary information. National environmental service application and send copies of your documents to the local municipality where the administrative territory of the planned mining waste. If the municipality is justified objections to the permit or special permit requirements for content, it 14 days written notice to the regional environmental authority.
43. The national environmental service after all the necessary information to get NASA authorisation shall be issued in the month or taken a decision on the refusal to issue a permit and notify the operator in writing.
44. National Environment services decision for refusal to issue a permit may challenge environmental monitoring public office a month after deciding to adopt the horse.
45. The national environmental authorities shall issue the authorisation if: 45.1. permission slip corresponds to the information referred to in this provision in question requires it;
45.2. the mining waste management plan complies with this provision in paragraph 16 and 17 of these requirements and the regional waste management plan.
46. the annex indicates: 46.1. requirements for the reduction of environmental pollution resulting from the acquisition of waste facility operation;
46.2. the requirements for the acquisition of waste facility operation;
46.3. the measures to prevent the risk of an accident or, if this is not possible, avoid crashes, but in the event of an emergency – reduce its consequences;
46.4. the requirements for the acquisition of waste management control measures and monitoring the State of the environment (annex 3);
46.5. the conditions of duty after environmental protection authorities and other State institutions, municipalities and public demand to give them information about the specific authorization of the said mining waste management operations.
47. the permit is issued for five years or for a shorter period, if any, specified in the operator's application.
48. the authorisation shall be drawn up in duplicate. One copy shall be issued by the operator of the authorisation, the other copy is kept at the national environmental service. 
49. The national environmental service review and changed the conditions of authorization: 30.5. If permitted mining waste management leads to permanent human health or impair the quality of the environment;
30.6. If the acquisition of significant changes in the operation of the waste facility or the waste deposited;
49.3. on the basis of the results of the monitoring carried out by the operator or the State Environmental Department of mining waste management object results.
50. The national environmental service shall withdraw the authorisation in the following cases: If the operator does not comply with 50.1. the requirements laid down in the authorisation, and in the laws governing the mining waste management;
50.2. If the operator has provided false or misleading information in informed;
50.3. If the operator has provided information on the termination of the business.
51. The national environmental service of the decision taken to cancel an authorisation shall inform the operator when specifying requirements for the future performance of the object.
52. the information contained in the permit, for statistical purposes, the national environmental service provided at the written request of the institution, not by public secrets and information about the mining stocks.
Vi. the extractive waste facility installation and management of 53. If the mining waste placed back into the excavation voids for rehabilitation or to perform in the construction of the operator: 53.1. ensure compliance with procurement waste object that in paragraph 54 and 55 above requirements;

53.2. ensure soil, surface or underground water pollution prevention under these regulations 58., 60 and 62;
53.3. mining and excavation of the bodies of waste monitoring according to the provisions of paragraph 66 and 67.
54. National Environment services shall ensure that the operator, installing new mining waste facility or modifying an existing extractive waste facility: 54.1. provide the location of the waste facility in a convenient location in accordance with the planning of the territory: 54.1.1. take into account the particular status of the protected natural areas, ģeol the ģisko, hidroģeoloģisko, seismisko, hydrological and geotechnical factors;
54.1.2. designed and fitted the extractive waste facilities so as to prevent short term and long term soil, air, surface or ground water pollution under legislation on surface and ground water quality and regulations;
54.1.3. in contaminated water and leachate collection according to the conditions of the permit;
54.1.4. reduce the water or wind erosion caused to the extent permitted by technical feasibility and economic justification;
54.2. ensure mining waste facility construction, management and maintenance of its stability, as well as removing the soil, air, surface or ground water pollution and without causing damage to the landscape;
54.3. ensure that the operator of a designated responsible person (the person who has the technical knowledge and experience in the management of waste) regularly monitor and review mining waste facility and proceed according to the requirements of this regulation if the monitoring and test results indicative of mining waste facility instability or water or soil contamination;
54.4. the necessary measures shall be taken for the rehabilitation of land and mining waste apsaimn closure of the masseter;
54.5. take the measures collection of the waste management after closing;
54.6. ensure that the operator of a designated responsible person is technically competent (competence certifying the documents), as well as mining waste facility workers training mining waste management.
55. This rule 54.3. referred to in the monitoring and inspection documentation and documentation to ensure the transmission of information, if the operator changes.
56. After the accident, the operator shall immediately inform the national environmental guard, State fire and rescue service and local government, which is located in the administrative territory of the extractive waste facility for all events and disturbances that may affect the mining waste facility and its impact on the environment, taking into account the acquisition of the waste control and monitoring procedures identified deficiencies. Niekotāj to implement the establishment of civil protection measures set out in the plan, the service specifies the corrective measures to be taken, as well as cover the costs of the measures to be taken.
57. Each year, before 1 March, the operator shall submit to the National Environment Department report on monitoring results the previous calendar year. Based on this review, the State Environmental Department may invite an independent expert evaluation of the message.
58. in order to prevent the deterioration of the quality of the water, the operator shall take the following measures: 58.1. evaluate the possibility, or from mining waste, which is stored in the collection of the waste facility, its duration, and after closing a leachate may occur (including contaminant content of the leachate);
58.2. prevent or reduce leachate generation and surface or groundwater and soil from being contaminated by mining waste;
58.3. accumulate and process mining waste facility in contaminated water and leachate for their discharge.
59. The operator shall take measures to prevent or reduce dust and gas emissions.
60. This provision is 56.2 and 56.3. the requirements referred to in paragraph shall not apply if found that mining waste facility does not pose any threat to the soil and of surface or underground waters, and the State Environmental Department decides that the leachate is collected and should be working around.
61. Mining wastes, whether they are solid, semi-solid, or liquid, you can store the receiving body of water (surface, ground, transitional and coastal waters under the laws and regulations on water management) that is not built for the storage of the wastes, if the operator shall comply with the requirements laid down in the laws and regulations on water management, surface and ground water quality and water use permits.
62. Placing extractive waste back into the excavation voids, the operator shall take measures to prevent or reduce water and soil pollution pursuant to legislation on water protection, and 14 days after the relevant measures shall inform in writing the national environmental service.
63. The operator shall, having regard to the circumstances of the site collection, ensure that the weak acid the cyanide concentration does not exceed 10 mg/kg.
VII. Extractive waste facility closures and management after closing 64. Extractive waste facility, the operator shall conclude the corresponding object, if it is joined by one of the following conditions: 64.1. It provides for the acquisition of waste management licence conditions;
64.2. State environmental service has taken a decision on the basis of the mining waste facility, the operator's written request;
64.3. National Environment services has adopted a decision on its own initiative.
65. The extractive waste facility considered closed after the State Environmental Department has carried out the last inspection in the closed facility, the operator shall follow the outline reports and information about the object to the rehabilitation of the affected land, as well as the entry into force of the public service environment, the final decision on mining waste facility closure.
66. After extracting the closure of a waste facility, the establishment's niekotāj provides the mining facility maintenance, monitoring, inspection and improvement measures to the national environmental service before the expiry of the period laid down in the decision, taking into account the mining waste by setting object apsaimn the risks to the environment and human health and its duration.

67. The extractive waste facility, the operator shall after the mining closure of a waste facility, the inspection of the waste facility, the physical and chemical stability and reduce the negative effects on the environment (especially on surface and ground waters), providing that: 67.1. extractive waste facility in the building are supervised and maintained and kontrolaparāt and measuring apparatus always ready for use;
67.2. overflow and drainage channels are clean and not aizdambēt.
68. After extracting the closure of a waste facility, the niekotāj establishment shall immediately inform the national environmental guard, State fire and rescue service and local government, which is located in the administrative territory of the extractive waste facility for all events or incidents that affect the closed mining waste facility stability and any adverse effects on the environment, on the basis of the extractive waste facility in the control and monitoring measures. The operator shall implement the civil protection assistance measures set out in the plan and follow all of the directions for the service of prevention measures, as well as cover the cost of the measure.
69. The national environmental service's decision in the cases and within the operator shall notify the national environmental service of monitoring results by mining closure of a waste facility.
70. at least once a year the national environmental service checks the mining waste facility (including closed mining waste to bite the apsaimn object) is complying with this rule to the requirements of chapter V and the relevant conditions of the permit, as well as check that the operator to keep this provision in paragraph 55 above.
71. The Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Agency (hereinafter Agency) until 1 may 2012 to prepare and place in the Agency's home page on the internet, as well as regular updates of the closed mining waste facility (also abandoned mining waste facility) list, which creates a significant impact on the environment or that may constitute a danger to human health or the environment.
VIII. Financial guarantees 72. Before undertaking activities related to mining waste storage or disposal of extractive waste facility, the operator shall submit to the State Environment Department a copy of the document (the original show), which proves the existence of the financial guarantees financial security or security, the fulfilment of insurance policies or credit guarantees.
73. This provision 72. financial guarantee referred to in paragraph provides: 73.1. the requirements provided for under these terms in the permit issued (including requirements for the acquisition of the waste management after its closure);
73.2. Financing of extractive waste facility for decontamination of the affected land under mining waste management plan and in accordance with the procedure laid down in these provisions the permit issued.
74. The provisions referred to in paragraph 72 financial guarantees shall be determined within the national environmental service, taking into account: 74.1. extractive waste facility, the foreseeable impact on the environment, its category, mining waste types and characteristics of sanēt ground further use;
74.2. rehabilitation work to be evaluated by independent experts with appropriate qualifications;
46.2. the rehabilitation work to be carried out in compliance with the legislation on preventive and rehabilitation measures and the order in which measurable harms the environment and you calculate the preventive, emergency and rehabilitation activities.
75. the amount of the financial guarantee national environmental service periodically reviewed in the light of the planned mining waste facility in the affected land rehabilitation work under mining waste management plan and the conditions of the permit, as well as when changing the conditions of the permit.
76. If the national environmental service agrees with the mining waste facility closure in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 65, it will issue a written notice to the operator that the operator shall be exempt from the rule referred to in paragraph 72 of the guarantee obligation (other than the provisions referred to in paragraph 66 of after-closure obligations).
IX. Cross-border impact of 77. If Latvia is in category A mining waste object can have significant negative effects on the environment of another Member State of the European Union and thus lead to risks to human health, as well as by other Member State of the European Union written request the national environmental service in that Member State (and at the same time, the population of Latvia) gave this provision of the information referred to in chapter IV. The preparation of the information required in the language provided by the operator.
78. This paragraph 77, in the case referred to in the national environmental service shall ensure that the permit application in accordance with the provisions of chapter III is sufficiently long time available in the Member State of the European Union the public concerned, which could affect mining waste.
79. If the accident happened this paragraph 77 in the extractive waste facility, the national environmental service shall without delay forward that information referred to in paragraph 38 of the relevant Member State of the European Union.
X. closing issues 80. Extractive waste facility operating on May 1, 2008 until the date of entry into force of the provisions to ensure compliance with this provision (other than this chapter VII). Chapter VII of these rules shall enter into force on 1 may 2014.
81. These provisions do not apply to mining waste facilities that are closed until the date of entry into force of the provisions.
82. The provisions of chapters II and III, 36, 37, 40, chapter V, paragraph 64. pun kt and Chapter VIII shall not apply to mining waste facilities, which simultaneously meet the following requirements: 82.1. they have stopped accepting waste before collection may 1, 2006;
82.2. the entry into force of these regulations have been completed at the time of their closure and reorganisation measures;
82.3. they will be closed until 31 December 2010.
83. the Agency about this rule referred to in paragraph 82 of the extractive waste facility shall be notified to the Commission until august 1, 2008.
84. This provision is referred to in paragraph 82 of the mining waste management objects to the mere establishment pursuant to these rules and regulations concerning the protection of water.
Informative reference to European Union directive

The rules included provisions arising from the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006, Directive 2006/21/EC on the management of waste from extractive industries and amending Directive 2004/35/EC.
Prime Minister i. Godmanis Environment Minister r. vējonis Editorial Note: regulations shall enter into force with 12 June 2008.
 
1. the annex to Cabinet of Ministers of 19 May 2008. Regulations No 354 Minister of environment r. vējonis annex 2 Cabinet 19 May 2008 regulations No 354 Environment Minister r. vējonis annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 19 May 2008. Regulations No 354 environmental parameters for monitoring mining waste facility and its surroundings no PO box
Monitoring and control parameters Monitoring and control frequency during operation after closing 1.
Leachate of mining waste facility: 1.1.
quantity 2 times a year in 2 times a year 1.2.
chemical sastāvs1 2 times a year in 2 times in 2 years.
Surface water chemical sastāvs1 2 times a year in 2 times in 3 years.
The acquisition of the site does not fill the tilpums2 once a year to 4.
Underground ūdeņi3:4.1.
level 2 times a year in 2 times a year 4.2.
chemical sastāvs1 2 times a year in 2 times a year notes.
 
1 Identifiable characteristics chemical composition analyses: 1) pH (on the site of a borehole pumping);
2) electrical conductivity (on the site of a borehole pumping);
3) chemical oxygen demand;
4) total nitrogen;
5) total phosphorus;
6) chloride (Cl-).
2 store the completed volume determined by topographical trying.
3 samples of ground water chemical analysis pH and electrical conductivity are taken only after stabilization.
Minister for the environment r. vējonis