Cumbria County Council would be responsible for “causing many thousands of climate deaths” should this Coal Mine plan be approved says Ecological Consultant

Cumbria County Council would be responsible for causing many thousands of climate deaths ( and millions of radiation related deaths should the mine cause seismic impacts at Sellafield)

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

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You can still write to oppose this plan until the Planning Meeting on 19th March – email

Rachel.Brophy@cumbria.gov.uk

This is from South Lakes Action on Climate Change –     Bravo!

Dear Rachel Brophy,

Re: Application ref 4/17/9007 by West Cumbria Mining Ltd re proposed coal mine at Whitehaven

Last week’s High Court judgement: A pro-fossil fuel Paragraph in the 2018 NPPF is effectively illegal.

I am writing on behalf of South Lakes Action on Climate Change to make Planning Officers aware of a High Court Judgement which effectively makes illegal a paragraph in the ‘Oil, gas and coal exploration and extraction’ section of the 2018 NPPF, which has important implications as regards how climate change impacts should be considered as a planning consideration at local government level. We at SLACCtt most strongly advise that this ruling and their implications are given urgent and priority attention by the Planning Officers…

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2 thoughts on “Cumbria County Council would be responsible for “causing many thousands of climate deaths” should this Coal Mine plan be approved says Ecological Consultant

  1. Pingback: Cumbria County Council would be responsible for “causing many thousands of climate deaths” should this Coal Mine plan be approved says Ecological Consultant — « nuclear-news

  2. David Hatton

    Perhaps we should remind Cumbria County Councillors that the UK is still officially a Democracy and when the next elections are due we will remember their actions.

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