Government hedges on promises to curtail opencast coal
An urgent review of planning guidance on opencast coal mining was promised by Environment Minister Richard Caborn during an adjournment debate in the House of Commons on 19 May. But he stopped short of reaffirming a pre-election promise by Labour to introduce a presumption against development of new opencast mines.
Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120