Cumbria Coal Mine Campaign

Presentation on our case against the proposed Coal Mine

Many thanks to Maggie Mason, Henry Adams and the team for preparing these resources. If you wish to contact any of the members of the Cumbria County Council DCR committee details are attached. If you need any further contact information go to this site.

Coal Mine decision postponed

The decision on the Coal Mine has been postponed due to the “unprecedented numbers of representations being received on this application, including some received after the Consultation deadline and some that have contained new evidence“. So the case won’t go to the 8th July DC&R Committee….. The Council has sent us an email and also says “in order to properly consider …

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Objections submitted against West Cumbria Mining Planning Application

Well done to everyone who has submitted objections to the Cumbria Coal Mine application. Some amazingly powerful objections have been put in, and I have only had a chance to look at a few. SLACC’s objection, which I am writing, isn’t in yet, but that’s OK. (have an agreement to be a bit late). People are saying to me, “How …

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Green Alliance authors reject WCM’s rebuttal of original report

In May 2020 West Cumbria Mining resubmitted a planning application for Woodhouse Colliery. The submission contained a statement of response to the Green Alliance report, produced by Professor Rebecca Willis, Professor Mike Berners -Lee, Rosie Watson and Mike Elm. Both the authors and SLACC do not accept the account of that report, or the arguments …

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