Dewley Hill coal mine: Newcastle council blocks controversial project

Michael Holder
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Coal mining has become increasingly controversial in the UK over its climate impact
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Coal mining has become increasingly controversial in the UK over its climate impact

Banks Mining slams 'outrageous' decision to reject opencast coal mine project, but decision is warmly welcomed by climate campaigners

Proposals for a new opencast mine in Newcastle that would have seen hundreds of thousands of tonnes of coal and fireclay extracted for use in UK steel, cement and brick manufacturing have been unanimously...

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