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Opencast coal mine application ‘called in’ over climate change concerns

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A former opencast coal mine at East Chevington, near Druridge Bay in the 1990s. Photograph: Leslie Garland Picture Library/Alamy Stock Photo

Application for a mine in Northumberland will now be subject to a planning enquiry to determine if it is compatible with government climate change policy

September 9, 2016 — An application for an opencast coal mine in Northumberland has been “called in” by the Government on climate grounds.  Continue reading Opencast coal mine application ‘called in’ over climate change concerns