Mining firm seeks judicial review of Cumbria council's move to reconsider mine approval

West Cumbria Mining (WCM), the company behind controversial plans for a deep coalmine near Whitehaven, has taken legal action against Cumbria County Council after it backtracked on the planning approval it previously gave the project.

by Becca Challis and Gavin McEwan
A visualisation of the proposed colliery - image: WDM
A visualisation of the proposed colliery - image: WDM

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