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1 December 2020 — Press release
The British Geological Survey and Coal Authority have released maps that for the first time reveal the extent to which heat is stored in Britain’s abandoned coal mines.
12 November 2020 — News story
Work at scheduled monument saves important reminder of industrial past and cuts pollution of the River West Allen.
2 September 2020 — News story
The Coal Authority’s mine water treatment scheme design and build framework is a key part of our strategy to prevent water pollution from historical coal mines.
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