STRADE Policy Brief 04/2016

Outlining Environmental Challenges in the Non-Fuel Mining Sector

STRADE is an EU-funded research project focusing on the development of dialogue-based, innovative policy recommendations for a European strategy on future raw materials supplies. In a series of policy briefs and reports the project will offer critical analysis and recommendations on EU raw materials policy.

This policy brief is the fourth in a series of research articles and reports to be produced under STRADE. This brief reviews environmental impacts and ecological challenges in raw material production.