LIVE: Reaction as coalmine near Whitehaven given approval

  • The UK Government has approved the first coalmine in 30 years for a site near Whitehaven
  • The 'Woodhouse Colliery' site was given the green light by Levelling-Up Secretary Michael Gove today
  • The highly controversial decision has been pushed back several times
  • The mine 'seeks to be net zero in its operations', according to the Government


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