General Directorate of Energy and Mines - Junta de Castilla y León
The General Directorate of Energy and Mines (Dirección General de Energía y Minas) is the public authority for all the mining and energy related issues in Castilla y León region in Spain. The Directorate of Energy and Mines belongs to the Regional Minister of Economy and Treasure in the Castilla y León Regional Government which is called Junta de Castilla y León. It has competence in:
Management of competences in exploration, researching, exploitation and benefit of mineral and geological resources, and hydrocarbons.
Management of competences in CO2 geological storage.
Planification, programmming and control of inspection, training and mining security.
Planning, execution and management of programmes and aids to contribute the rational use of the mineral and geological resources, and the training of mining sector workers .
Competences related to security and health, when it is applied mining technologies.
Study, promotion and support of energy and mining sectors.
DGEyM is responsible for:
- Management the framework conditions of all raw materials, for permissions, production, normative, awarenes, economic grow and employment.
- Updating the Repository documentary geological and mining funds in the region.
- Representing Castilla y León in official working meetings with representatives from CE for mining issues.