Blow for climate campaigners as government refuses to block controversial Cumbrian coal mining project

Cecilia Keating
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Decision not to intervene in planning process for coal mine draws widespread condemnation from politicians and green campaigners amid concerns over project's climate impact

The government has refused to intervene in the planning process for a controversial coal mine in Cumbria, potentially paving the way for the UK's first new colliery in 30 years, it emerged today. West...

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