Cumbrian coal mine approval faces judicial review over climate change concerns

Campaigners have secured the right to a judicial review of Cumbria County Council's permission last year for a new coal mine, arguing that the approval failed to properly consider greenhouse gas emissions and the government's net zero carbon emissions target.

by Michael Donnelly
Whitehaven: coal mine approved last year (pic: E Craine via Flickr)
Whitehaven: coal mine approved last year (pic: E Craine via Flickr)

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