Cumbria Coal Mine Campaign

Submissions to Public Inquiry!

You may have heard the news that Cumbria County Council has withdrawn it’s support for the Coal Mine proposed by West Cumbria Mining, although they have really taken a neutral stand. Well done to all the people who submitted their views to the Planning Inspectorate for the Public Inquiry. Some objectors have sent SLACC a …

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Action for Cumbrians ONLY!

Cumbria County Council officers have to submit their “Statement of Case” for the Public Inquiry on the coal mine by the 6th May. What position will they take? Will they accept that net zero steel making by 2035 in the UK means that there is no future for West Cumbria Mining? Or that the sulphur …

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Cumbria and a Green Recovery Plan

A paper arguing that “Cumbria is one place that could really benefit from a green recovery plan” has been published in “Inside Track”, the blog on environmental policy and politics hosted by the Green alliance. By Nick Robins, professor in practice for sustainable finance at the LSE’s Grantham Research Institute, and Ciara Shannon, director of EdenWorks …

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