'Legal error': Friends of the Earth launches legal action over Cumbrian coal mine approval

James Murray
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'Legal error': Friends of the Earth launches legal action over Cumbrian coal mine approval

Campaign group has formally filed its application in the High Court to challenge the government’s decision to grant planning permission for a new coal mine in Cumbria

Friends of the Earth today confirmed that it has officially kicked off legal action against the government's controversial decision to grant planning approval for a new coal mine in Cumbria. The campaign...

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