End coal mining in the UK, environmentalists urge government

Environmentalists have written to ministers, asking them to reform the planning system so that all future coal mines are automatically refusedEnvironmentalists have urged the government to kill off new coal mines in the UK, by reforming the planning system to block their development. Friends of the Earth, along with the RSPB, WWF and a group of academics, said ministers should build on their international climate change leadership against coal by taking stronger action at home. Continue reading...

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