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Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

Another unpublished letter to the national press on the first deep coal mine in the UK in 30 years.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? – TELL THAT TO THE BLACK GUILLEMOTS

Dear Editor
The report that global insurance firms are divesting from fossil fuels has not reached us here  in the desolate north (“Growing number of global insurance firms divesting from fossil fuels” Jonathon Watts 15.11.17) .Whats worst than the first deep coal mine in the UK in 30 years?  A deep coal mine just five miles from the worlds most dangerous nuclear waste dump, Sellafield!  OK what could go wrong? Quite a lot.  Sellafield lies adjacent to the Lake District Boundary Fault and deep coal mining…

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