Ministry of Housing ‘calls in’ controversial plan for Cumbria coal mine

The government is set to hold a public inquiry to decide whether the coal mine should be allowed to go ahead

Green industries could create 9,000 jobs in Cumbria by 2036

A new report estimates nearly 4,500 green jobs could be created in West Cumbria, the area of the proposed coal mine

CCC urges government to reconsider permission for Cumbrian coal mine

Lord Deben warns the site could increase global emissions and undermine the UK’s leadership of COP26

Ofgem gives £9m to hydrogen research facility

Cash part of £12.7 million project investigating how transmission assets could transport hydrogen in the future

New nuclear storage solution ‘could save UK £2bn in decommissioning costs’

It has the capacity to store 63 fuel cans in one rack, triple the number of fuel cans that can be held in one underwater storage container

Government back local authorities to help kickstart nature recovery

The selected authorities will receive a share of £1 million to identify where nature and wildlife habitats can be restored

Cumbrian firm wins £30m Sellafield contract

TSP Engineering will provide containers that will transfer nuclear waste from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo to newly-built storage facilities on the Sellafield site

Cavendish Nuclear keeps lab open amid covid-19 lockdown

The firm’s analytical laboratory in Cumbria is continuing serving critical nuclear industries

Proposed coal mine in Cumbria is ‘incompatible with climate ambitions’

That’s the claim outlined in a new report published by think tank Green Alliance, which suggests ongoing reliance on the fossil fuel will hold back the development of low carbon steelmaking in the UK

Work begins to remove plastic from Cumbrian river

The 2.5km of plastic was installed around 25 years ago in the River Keekle near Whitehaven to protect it from contamination from mineworks