Go-ahead for £175m Cumbrian deep coal mine

Posted by Hazel Duhy on in Member News.

Plans for the first deep coal mine to be built in the UK for decades will go ahead after the government decided not to intervene.

Mining facilities will be housed in doomed structures to reduce their impact on the landscape

The £175m mine project to be known as Woodhouse Colliery got the thumbs up from the local council in May, but was called in by Government for further scrutiny.

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