1st Sept 2015
Early this morning two people occupied the main conveyor belt, close to the coal bunk at hambach. This conveyor belt transports coal from all over the mine to the coal bunker, and from there, to the coal trains.
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On Wednesday (3/6/15) it was announced that UK Coal's application to mine 520,561 tonnes of coal from a site called Bradley, was approved. The site is currently agricultural land in Leadgate, Durham, UK. This is a highly contested site with really strong and well orchestrated opposition from local people. Why is this a bad decision?