Northumberland scheme to protect environment from rising mine water completed

The expanded project can now treat more than six billion litres of mine water every year – equivalent to 2,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools

EU investigates state aid for UK power plant

The European Commission has launched an “in-depth” investigation into the UK Government’s plan to use public funds to pay for the conversion of a coal plant to biomass. Under current plans, the project in Lynemouth, northeast England, would run solely on wood pellets and have the capacity to generate 420MW of electricity. It would require […]