Challenge the practice is addressing: The lack of financial guarantees for proper closure in the event of bankruptcy.
Concrete practice to achieve the expected goal: If a company goes bankrupt, the program of restoration and waste management should be implemented by a competent authority. There are a variety of financial surety instruments (see the European Commission's Guidelines on Financial Guarantees and Inspections for Mining Waste Facilities 2007).
Expected impact/goal of the practice: Proper closure to ensure environmental protection of an In Situ Leaching operation if a company goes bankrupt.
Who is the target user group of the practice/intervention or implementing the practice/intervention? Industry and policy makers