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

Green light for new coal mine in Cumbria

West Cumbria Mining said the mine would help create around 500 jobs in the area

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