Government places temporary hold on controversial Cumbrian coal mine project

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Credit: West Cumbria Mining

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is considering whether to call in for review Cumbria Council's controversial approval for new coal mine

The development of the UK's first new coal mine in 30 years has been put on hold by the government just hours after it was approved by Cumbria Council, with Housing Secretary Robert Jenkins announcing...

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