Commentary

84 Noise pollution in the minerals industry

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

84 Noise pollution in the minerals industry

| Commentary

84 Noise pollution in the minerals industry

Local authorities have powers to take summary proceedings for the abatement of nuisance caused by noise1. In addition, regulations may be made for reducing noise from plant and equipment2, and codes of practice for minimising noise issued3. These statutory controls supplement, but do not replace, common law remedies regarding nuisance.

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