* BID FOR COAL: Kirklees c ouncillor, John Cook, at the former Springwood Colliery site, where proposals for open-cast mining
have been submitted.
A petition against plans for open-cast mining
in Dordon has been officially received by North Warwickshire Borough Council.
"I've been in the large-scale earth-moving and open-cast mining
business for 30 years," he said.
That is despite experts saying Scotland has billions of tons of coal still available to be mined, only a tiny fraction of which can be got at through open-cast mining
I fear the row over proposed open-cast mining
in Shotton and Byermoor will be a long and bitter wrangle.
The key benefit of open-cast mining
is largely to do with creating jobs.
"This scheme would take open-cast mining
to within 200 metres of homes in Dordon," said Mr James Geary of the local action group.
A FARMER was yesterday accused of duping a local council over the sale of land to an open-cast mining
Secondly, heavy trucks used by open-cast mining
do not help the condition of our roads.
is killing this village," says Elaine.
Coastal Goa is still lovely, though environmentally damaging and health-threatening open-cast mining
for iron ore and manganese is practiced in the interior.
It will be part of the international exhibition Furst Puckler Country in the Lausitz area around Cottbus paying special attention to the redevelopment of open-cast mining