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Planning Advice Note PAN 50 Controlling the Environmental Effects of Surface Mineral Workings

DescriptionTo provide advice on the more significant environmental effects arising from mineral working operations
ISBN0 7480 5652 1
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 31, 1996

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Planning Advice Note
PAN 50
CONTROLLING THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF SURFACE MINERAL WORKINGS

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contents

Introduction
Purpose
Scope
Environmental Issues
Proximity of Mineral Workings to Communities
Planning Conditions
Performance requirements
Amelioration measures
Codes of Practice
Specific Environmental Effects
Traffic
Blasting vibration, overpressure and flyrock
Noise
Dust
Visual intrusion
Groundwater
Surface water
Wastes
Severance and footpaths
Conclusions
Note
Selected References

planning series:

  • National Planning Policy Guidelines (NPPGs) provide statements of Government policy on nationally important land use and other planning matters, supported where appropriate by a locational framework.
  • Circulars, which also provide statements of Government policy, contain guidance on policy implementation through legislative or procedural change.
  • Planning Advice Notes (PANs) provide advice on good practice and other relevant information.

Statements of Government policy contained in NPPGs and Circulars may, so far as relevant, be material considerations to be taken into account in development plan preparation and development control.

October 1996
© Crown Copyright 1996