Research and analysis

Prior extraction opportunities: February 2015

Details of planning applications where the Coal Authority recommended prior extraction of coal resources in February 2015


Prior Extraction Opportunities – February 2015

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This document contains a list of planning applications reviewed in February 2015 where the Coal Authority recommends prior extraction of shallow coal resources. This is to avoid the unnecessary sterilisation of coal resources and to ensure the site is safe and stable.

Published 4 March 2015