Government delays Cumbria coal mine planning decision until after COP27

Michael Holder
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Mock-up of planned Whitehaven coal mine | Credit: West Cumbria Mining
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Mock-up of planned Whitehaven coal mine | Credit: West Cumbria Mining

Decision over whether to give green light to new coking coal mine now set for December following yet another delay

The government has yet again delayed making a critical planning decision on whether to give the green light to a new coking coal mine in Cumbria, with an announcement now expected after the COP27 UN Climate...

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