Meaning of Environmental Management Surveillance of Coal Mining in Uupplh and Mineral and Coal of Law Perspective

Nurul Listiyani, Suhariningsih ., Istislam ., Bambang Sudjito


In environmental management, the main effort should be done is the prevention of pollution or environmental damage, not mitigation pollution that has occurred, in accordance with the principle "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". Edith Brown Weiss stated that prevention and mitigation are two tools that are used for environmental protection.In the mineral and coal mining, surveillance basically done as a preventative measure to evaluate the suitability of mining activities with the license. Article 141, paragraph (1) of Law No. 4 of 2009 (Statute Book of 2009 No. 157) on Mineral and Coal Mining (hereinafter written Mining Law) states that one of the elements that must be supervised by the central government or regional governments are environmental management.This study is a normative legal research that examines the primary legal materials, consisting of legislation in the field of environment and mining, in particular with regard with surveillance of environmental management. To find a concept of integrated supervision, researchers examined four (4) approaches that have relevance significantly, namely the legislation approach, the conceptual approach, comparative approach and philosophical approach.

Keywords: environmental management, prevention, coal mining


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