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Guidelines for Mineral Exploration

​Mineral Exploration must be undertaken in accordance with best practice and respect the environment. The Publications listed provide information through guidelines on how exploration should be carried out.

Publication Documents

 

 

Exploration Drilling - Guidance on Discharge to Surface and Groundwater 2019https://www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/publications/Documents/17/EMD_Guidance_Exploration_Drilling_v19.01.pdfExploration Drilling - Guidance on Discharge to Surface and Groundwater 201901/08/2019 23:00:00pdf1127800
Guidance for Good Environmental Practice in Mineral Exploration 2019https://www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/publications/Documents/17/EMD_GuidelinesGoodEnviroPractice_v19.01.pdfGuidance for Good Environmental Practice in Mineral Exploration 201901/08/2019 23:00:00pdf607738
Environmental Guidelines for Airborne Surveyshttps://www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/publications/Documents/17/Environmental_Guidelines_For_Airborne_Surveys_2012.pdfEnvironmental Guidelines for Airborne Surveys01/03/2012 00:00:00pdf258788
Environmental Safeguards 2006https://www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/publications/Documents/17/Environmental Safeguards 2006.pdfEnvironmental Safeguards 200631/12/2006 00:00:00pdf1305807