Firm blames ministers' 'indefensible inaction' over coal mine approval for putting 220 jobs at risk

A mining company has claimed that “indefensible inaction” by the government in issuing a fresh planning decision on proposals for an opencast coal mine in Northumberland has put 220 jobs at risk of redundancy.

by Gavin McEwan
Banks Mining's Dinnington mine - Peter Maddison/geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Banks Mining's Dinnington mine - Peter Maddison/geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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