Cumbria Coal Mine Campaign

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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WCM launch legal challenge against Cumbria CC !

Last Friday (5th March) West Cumbria Mining lodged formal papers with the High Court to challenge Cumbria CC’s decision to refer the planning application back to the Development Control and Regulation (DC&R) Committee. This looks like a desperate attempt by West Cumbria Mining (WCM) to avoid the Council properly considering new information about the climate …

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Coal Mine Timetable ?

SLACC should get a “substantive response” to our “Pre Action Protocol ” letter to Robert Jenrick by the 11th March. Lawyers from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) refused to give an answer by today (4th March) , saying that they didn’t think it was that urgent. If the MHCLG do not …

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