Coal – collection

Opportunities to extract surface coal resources

This series collects planning applications where removal of shallow coal resources is recommended as part of the ground works.


  1. 2014

The recommendations made by the Coal Authority’s Planning and Local Authority Liaison department are made to avoid the unnecessary sterilisation of coal resources and to ensure the site is safe and stable.

Please view the archived prior extraction opportunities for older information.


  1. Prior extraction opportunities: October 2014

    • Research and analysis
  2. Prior extraction opportunities: September 2014

    • Research and analysis
  3. Prior extraction opportunities: August 2014

    • Research and analysis
  4. Prior extraction opportunities: July 2014

    • Research and analysis