Coal-tip Safety

This research group was put together to provide the Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales with expert advice on coal-tip safety. Topics discussed by the group include:

  • Coal-tips and climate change
  • Land use of tips and surrounding land
  • Water management and drainage systems
  • Legislative / Regulatory issues 
  • Economics / Social / Community issues
  • Remediation issues and removal of material
  • Circular economy opportunities
  • Biodiversity and control of invasives
  • Mine-water research

Read our article about Welsh coal tips here: Environment Platform Wales: what can be done about Welsh coal tips? –

Watch our In:conversation: Coal Tip Safety webinar:

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