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Deep Sea Mining: Reviews

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 187170, tabled on 26 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Government's cross departmental evidence review on deep sea mining, if he will publish the (a) terms of reference for that review and (b) full results of that review once concluded.

Answered on

29 April 2021

We have commissioned an independent review of the existing literature in relation to deep sea mining, which will seek to include elements such as environmental, economic and societal considerations, and to identify key outstanding questions and evidence gaps.

The terms of reference and a summary of the evidence review will be published in due course.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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