Coking coal
Deep coal mine unanimously approved by Cumbria County Council

The Woodhouse Colliery is the first deep coal mine given approval in more than 30 years

DECC seeks views on radioactive disposal facility

The UK Government is inviting views on the site selection process to find a host community for an underground disposal facility for radioactive waste. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) issued a call for evidence yesterday of the on-going Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) programme. It follows Cumbria County Council’s decision earlier this […]

Port of Workington powered by renewables

The Port of Workington (pictured) will now be powered by renewable energy as a new solar system has been installed on its roofs. The 50kWp (kilowatt peak) system includes 200 photovoltaic panels and is expected to generate 38,440kWh of electricity in the first year. The project is part of the Cumbria County Council-owned port’s on-going […]