GESAMP Working Group on 'impacts of wastes from mining operations' commits to Q1 2018 report deadline

The Working Group on the 'impacts of wastes and other matter in the marine environment from mining operations, including marine mineral mining' completed its first meeting on the 22nd of September at the IMO Headquarters in London. The Group agreed on a structure and content for its report which will be finalized in the first quarter of 2018

The group agreed the format, structure of the report and has committed to a deadline for delivery of its first report.