Main image for Concerns over A500 ope...

Main image for Concerns over A500 opencast mining plans

There are 1 comment on the This Is Staffordshire story from Jan 17, 2013, titled Main image for Concerns over A500 opencast mining plans. In it, This Is Staffordshire reports that:

UK Coal wants to extract 450,000 tonnes of coal from a site at Great Oak, Bignall End, near the A500, over 15 months.

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Brian Powell

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#1 Feb 6, 2013
Coal is the worst fossil fuel in terms of CO2. This site is much more suited to reneawable energy. We could have a wind farm here forever making clean power and would create just as much employment.

Coal is thing of the past. Leave it where it is.

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