Andrea Leadsom overrules Planning Inspectorate to push through Drax coal to gas conversion

Madeleine Cuff
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Drax power station, where it plans to convert coal to gas | Credit: Drax Group
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Drax power station, where it plans to convert coal to gas | Credit: Drax Group

Business Secretary grants consent for Drax to convert coal units into gas generators at Yorkshire plant, despite Planning Inspectorate opposing proposals on climate grounds

Drax Group has received the go-ahead to build new gas plants on the site of an old coal-fired power station, after Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom overruled the advice of the Planning Inspectorate that...

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