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UK Coal Mine proposed near Sellafield nuclear site.

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

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!
Cumbrian Coal Mine

Follow the Cumbrian Coal Mine money….all the way to China

Back in 2015 the Champagne glasses were clinking in The Four Seasons, a Chinese restaurant in Whitehaven, Cumbria.  West Cumbria Mining was “happily toasting the recent visit to the UK of Chinese premier Xi Jinping.” As well they might. Over £14m of funding for the development has come from EMR Capital Resources Fund, an Australian-managed private equity fund. Managed by Owen Hegarty and Jason Chang, pride of place in the head office is a photo of “an Australian politician at the signing of an agreement between EMR and a bank in China”. 

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