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19 November 2020
Minerals Council of Australia
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Senate Committee inquiry to support the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Streamlining Environmental Approvals) Bill 2020 (the bill). The MCA represents Australia’s exploration, mining and minerals processing industry, nationally and internationally, in its contribution to sustainable development and society. MCA member companies are signatories to Enduring Value –the Australian Minerals Industry Framework for Sustainable Development, the principles of which are consistent with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.1The MCA supports robustenvironmental regulation that is both efficient and effective in achieving the sustainable development outcomes expected by the Australian community
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