Cumbria Council to reconsider controversial coal mine approval over climate concerns

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West Cumbria Mining's plans to build a new coking coal mine have faced widespread criticism from climate campaigners | Credit: West Cumbria Mining
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West Cumbria Mining's plans to build a new coking coal mine have faced widespread criticism from climate campaigners | Credit: West Cumbria Mining

West Cumbria Mining's plan to open UK's first coal mine in 30 years to be reviewed 'in light of new information', says council

Cumbria County Council is reconsidering its controversial decision to approve plans for the UK's first new coal mine in 30 years "in light of new information", it announced today, citing greenhouse gas...

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