Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA)
An analysis of all the environmental impacts associated with a plan of development including beneficial and detrimental impacts.
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
A description of the potential impacts associated with a development plan, mitigation measures to address impacts and a selected preferred alternative.
Events or releases that have occurred where there has been a loss of control. Categorized on five levels, based on their potential environmental impact (from Level 1 with no or very low potential impact, through Level 5 with potentially severe impact).
Environmental Management Systems
Processes and procedures that guide Newmont in managing impacts to air, water and ecosystems, and the efforts we take to ensure our mines are successfully reclaimed and land is restored for beneficial reuse.
The breaking down and subsequent removal of either rock or surface material by wind, rain, wave action, freezing and thawing, and other processes.
Prospecting, sampling, mapping, diamond drilling and other work involved in searching for ore.