Is coal mining in Britain heading for extinction?

Is coal mining in Britain heading for extinction?

Deep coal mines were the bedrock of Britain’s industrial revolution and the struggle to save them, and the jobs and communities that relied on them, helped define the politics of the 1970s and 80s. But it looks as though Britain’s last two deep coal mines...
Wrong Decision – Bradley Mine Approved by Inspector

Wrong Decision – Bradley Mine Approved by Inspector

By Coal Action Network On Wednesday (3/6/15) it was announced that UK Coal’s application to mine 520,561 tonnes of coal from a site called Bradley was approved. The site is currently agricultural land in Leadgate, Durham, UK. This is a highly contested site with...