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World Heritage
POLICY COMPENDIUM

3 - Policies Regarding CONSERVATION of World Heritage Properties

3.5 - Factors affecting properties

3.5.6 - Physical resource extraction

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Case Law

Synthesis based on relevant Committee decisions

The World Heritage Committee reiterates that mining activities and oil and gas exploration and exploitation are incompatible with World Heritage status (based on Case law on decisions on the State of Conservation).
Date (year):  2016 2014
Case law:  Yes
Threats:  Mining Oil and gas Quarrying Water (extraction)
See for examples Decisions (4)
Show 40COM 7B.71
Show 40COM 7B.85
Show 38COM 7B.80
Show 38COM 7B.92

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