1.Provide a network and collaborative platform for European and international research and development into techniques for the prediction, prevention and remediation of acidic drainage in Europe.
2.Promote dissemination of knowledge of current best-practice and in-novations relating to acidic drainage prediction, prevention and reme-diation, with particular reference to European conditions, including the evolving framework of relevant EU legislation.
3.Advance the training of present and future generations of European professionals who will engage in the art and science of acidic drainage prediction, prevention and remediation.
4.Actively collaborate with a Global Alliance
of organisations based in other continents which share similar