UK deep sea mining legislation clears first hurdle
Published: Monday, 27 January 2014
Deep Sea Mining Bill has the potential to generate up to £40bn of income for the UK by 2030
A mining legislation to explore and exploit mineral
resources of the deep-sea bed has today cleared the UKs
lower house of government.
Currently awaiting reading at the House of Lords, the Bill, if
enacted, would allow miners to explore for polymetallic
nodules, which could also be a source of manganese,...