Inventory of Closed Mining Waste Facilities (England and Wales)
This map shows an inventory of 148 closed or abandoned mine waste facilities causing "sufficiently serious" environmental impacts in England and Wales.
The inventory was created by the Environment Agency to comply with Article 20 of the European Mining Waste Directive (2006/21/EC).
Details of the inventory, including risk assessment criteria, are set out in the following Environment Agency report published on 4 May 2012:
Inventory of Closed Mining Waste Facilities
The map was created by @owenboswarva using the Google Maps API v3, some Ajax and data from a table in the above report.
The report is © Environment Agency 2012.