High Court agrees to hear West Cumbria coal mine legal challenge

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High Court agrees to hear West Cumbria coal mine legal challenge

Legal challenges against controversial plans will now be considered in a three-day hearing

The controversial saga over plans for a new coal mine in West Cumbria took another twist today, after a High Court judge gave the go-ahead for two legal challenges contesting the government's decision...

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