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Volume 125, 2019The 4th International Conference on Energy, Environment, Epidemiology and Information System (ICENIS 2019)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Culture and Environment Development in Coastal Community|
|Published online||28 October 2019|
Bangka Belitung Islands: Great Potencies of Massive Environmental Impacts
1 Public Administration Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Diponegoro Indonesia
2 Master and Doctorate Program of Environmental Science, School of Post Graduate, Undip, Indonesia.
3 Business Administration Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Undip, Indonesia
4 Government Science, Universitas Muhammadiyah, Malang
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Mining is a very crucial activity of human being and is practiced everywhere in the world, including in Bangka Belitung Province which is rich in tin, making tin is the leading commodity in this area. This study aimed at analyzing the Bangka Belitung profile, tin mining activities in this area and its impact on an environmental conditions in Bangka Belitung Islands. The study applied a descriptive-qualitative method, using data from library study and previous researches dealing with the research topic, as well as data from field observation. It concluded that tin mining has been done since the Dutch era in Bangka Belitung, and is more active today. Therefore, it is concluded that massive environmental degradation will occur should the mining practices are not stopped. The study It is recommended that the government has to strengthen its policy in the form of local regulation on the tin mining activities for erecting a better public administration practices.
Key words: tin / mining / environmental degradation / local regulation
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