On 13 December 2010, the European Parliament issued a written declaration for improving accident prevention measures and environmental liability provisions in the extractive industries. This declaration calls on the European Commission to review the Environmental Liability Directive and to include a compulsory insurance and independent audits of accident prevention measures.
The document is available from here: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/activities/plenary/writtenDecl/wdFastOngoing.do?language=EN
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