The Ecologist Exposes the Cumbrian Coal Mine Plan — Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole!

Excellent article in the Ecologist by Sam Moisha… An Extract Below. Full Article can be read here A new deep coal mine deep under the sea? Next to Sellafield? Really? Sam Moisha | 5th February 2018 An architect’s drawing of the proposed new Woodhouse Colliery deep mine at the former Marchon Industrial site near Woodhouse. …

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What Coal Mine? Please Help Spread the Word.

Today we were out and about in Cumbria leafleting. Time is now short with the planning meeting scheduled to take place on March 7th and the consultation ending on the 19th Feb ( you can still write and object up until the planning meeting) While leafleting in Kendal we asked people the following questions: Have […] …

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Please Sign Petition to Stop the Coal Mine Near Sellafield!

Please Sign, Share and Talk about this, Letters to the press, please help to stop this plan in whatever way you can. Incredibly this mad, bad and dangerous plan has received far less media attention and discussion than the proposed Zip wires accross Thirlmere. Why is that? What is Going On? The Petition can be […] …

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Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep that Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield!

Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep That Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield! Bernie the Polar Bear will be joining us on thursday 7th Dec as we gather outside The Beacon, Museum, Whitehaven at 11am for a walk to Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole.  West Cumbria Mining are also holding an open day …

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New Coal Mine Near Sellafield – Who Gives a Damn?

Another unpublished letter to the national press on the first deep coal mine in the UK in 30 years. There is something fishy going on with this coal mine plan. There has been nowt in the national media (and virtually nowt in the local media) on what a bad idea it is. DIVEST FROM COAL? […] …

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One Last Push to Hit the CrowdJustice Target – Lets Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole!

Dear Friends,  Thank you so much to all who have been sharing and talking about the Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole CrowdJustice crowd funding campaign. There are 15 days to go on our crowd funding campaign. This aims to secure enough funds to look at a judicial review should Cumbria County Council […] via THANK …

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Big Thanks to Scisco Media for Publishing Article on the Cumbrian Coal Mine

There is almost universal silence on this coal mine plan from the national media apart from the occasionally parroted press release from the developers. So BIG THANKS to Scisco Media for publishing the following! The China Connection: First Deep Coal Mine in The UK for 30 Years Follow the Cumbrian Coal Mine money….all the way […] …

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RSPB Slam Coal Mine Plan for Cumbria Citing Earthquake Risk and More

Below is the RSPB’s opposition to West Cumbria Mining’s proposal for a new coal mine off St Bees. Despite “further information” asked for from the developers the RSPB’s objections still stand (how could they not!) It is so very bizarre that the many objections to the mine are not front page news in the national […] …

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Coal Mine : Impact Upon Marine and Coastal Environment – says National Trust

West Cumbria Mining plan to use existing disused Anhydrite Mine drifts to access new coal seams under the Irish Sea. This would involve pumping old contaminated water from the flooded anhydrite mine drifts into the Irish Sea causing a double whammy of pollution for marine life and stress on the existing hydrology of West Cumbria. […] …

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Top Lawyers join Battle to Stop Coal Mine Near Sellafield – You Can Help Too!

HOT OFF THE PRESS!!   MANY THANKS TO CROWDJUSTICE AND LEIGH DAY LAW FIRM …PLEASE MAKE A PLEDGE no matter how small, it all helps, at the CrowdJustice crowdfunding campaign page This will send a strong message to Cumbria County Council that we are deadly serious about stopping this Coal Mine which is Way Too near …

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