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07/03/2018

Appeal: Temporary coal mine would be intolerable for Derbyshire community

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Permission for a 42-month surface coal mining operation near Clay Cross, Derbyshire, was blocked after an inspector found it would require ‘an excessive degree of forbearance’ on the part of local residents.

The appeal concerned 28 hectares of agricultural land near Clay Cross, an industrial mining town in Derbyshire. The site borders the A61 road to the east, and there is major residential development to the north. 

The appellant sought permission for a surface coal mining operation that would yield 175,000 tonnes of coal over 42 months. The land would then be “restored” and.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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