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North East Open Cast Action Group | 01.12.2009 14:49 | Climate Chaos | Health | Workers' Movements

APPLICATION 1/2008/0822 Land to the south east of Billingside Plantation , Leadgate

Durham County Council planners today nodded through UK Coal's plans to create artificial ponds. This is the start of the attempted open cast coal mining of the Pont Valley. UK Coal say they intend to start work on the ponds in early January. This work is strongly opposed by the local community.

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