E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 4, 2023

Environmental Damage Caused By Mining Activities

Author(s): Iswi Hariyani, Dodik Prihatin AN, Rama Wisnu Wardhana, Andika Putra Eskanugraha, Moh Ali


This study aims to understand, evaluate and find Mining Dispute Resolution Strategies Against Environmental Damage. to provide legal protection for the community due to environmental damage caused by the mining process. The legal issues put forward as the formulation of the problem are: 1). What is the form of environmental damage due to mining activities?, 2). How to resolve environmental damage due to mining activities? The preliminary results of the research show that natural resource management must be oriented towards natural resource conservation (natural resource oriented). Management of natural resources that pays attention to environmental interests and human interests will have an impact on achieving the mandate stipulated in Article 28 H paragraph (1) of the 1945 Constitution which states "Everyone has the right to live in physical and spiritual prosperity, to have a place to live and to have a good living environment and healthy and entitled to health services. The importance of balancing the management of natural resources and human interests, the Government of Indonesia issued Law Number. 32 of 2009 concerning Environmental Protection and Management. This law was formed to guarantee legal certainty and provide protection for the right of everyone to get a good and healthy environment as part of protecting the entire ecosystem. The general form of damage from the mining business to the environment is due to excavation into the earth. Changes in the structure of the earth's surface, Environmental pollution occurs, Disappearance of biodiversity, Increased threat of landslides, Forest damage, Decreased air quality, Sedimentation and decreased water quality.

Keywords: Environment, Mining, Damage

Pages: 627-633

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