Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Two draft documents - Institutionalizing and Strengthening of the Environmental
Assessment Process in Bhutan and Environmental
Assessment Sectoral Guidelines was released this May by
the Bhutan government in collaboration with the Asian
Development Bank. The first document sets objectives to
provide guidance both for evaluating new projects and
existing operations. The second document describes
potential environmental problems associated with
hydropower, forestry, roads, and mining and mineral