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GEG coal tip safety in Wales: Welsh Government White Paper

Event organised by ICE

27 June 2022

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Following on from the Law Commission report on ‘Regulating Coal Tip Safety in Wales’, the Welsh Government will present its proposals for new coal tip safety legislation.

The Coal Tip Safety White Paper sets out proposals for a new management framework for Wales, which draws upon the recommendations from the Law Commission and will outline key proposals on a supervisory authority, a categorisation system, assessing coal tip hazards and a new inspection regime.


Lori Frater

Lori Frater

Welsh Government

deputy head water flood and coal tip safety

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Lori Frater

Lori is the Deputy Head of Water, Flood and Coal Tip Safety in the Welsh Government. She heads up the Coal Tip Safety Task Force and leads on all aspects of the coal tip safety programme including the policy and legislative review.

Prior to working on coal tip safety, she developed policy and legislation on sustainable management of natural resources and climate change, led on strategic environmental policy and delivered the largest peacetime legislation programme resulting for exiting the EU.

She has represented the Welsh Government in international partnerships on biodiversity and sustainability. She is a barrister, who specialised in international environmental law.

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Eleanor Kelman