The steel industry will soon have little use for Cumbrian coal

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Global market forces and the impending shift towards greener forms of steel manufacturing will likely render plans for a new coal mine in Cumbria redundant, writes Andrew Warren

Howls of outrage at the government's decision not to block plans for the UK's first deep coal mine in thirty years have been understandably loud and long. Cumbria County Council approved West Cumbria...

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