Mining Policy

The Green Party envisions a society in which:

  • Extraction of naturally occurring minerals should only occur where it will assist in our transition to a just and sustainable green economy;
  • Renewable and recycled materials and forms of energy production are maximised, reducing the demand for new extraction activities;
  • All extraction is within acceptable environmental limits; and
  • All adverse effects are remedied as far as reasonably possible, both during a mining operation and after decommissioning.
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