It’s All About the Climate, Climate, Climate – What About the Earthquakes, Earthquakes, Earthquakes?

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

Not to mention the Subsidence and the Radioactive Mud Patch

This is our response to West Cumbria Mining and the Council’s agreement on conditions should the Secretary of State rubberstamp WCM’s coal mine. 

We vehemently disagree with the conditions on seismicity and subsidence as agreed by WCM, the Rule 6 parties and Cumbria County Council. We ask for evidence of justification from WCM for the generous conditions on subsidence and seismicity. The very small concession to monitor all seismicity is meaningless when the limits set at which actions would be taken are generous and the outcome is not to halt operations but for WCM to merely deliver a report.

We are devastated to have been sent the report by Cumbria County Council’s planning advisors, IC Planning, that: “The Rule 6 parties, Friends of the earth and SLACC, have both confirmed that they have no issuewith the subsidence and…

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