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POWYS TURNS DOWN OPENCAST MINE ON HEALTH GROUNDS

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Powys CC has turned down an application to extend an opencast mine because the risks to health outweighed the econo...
Powys CC has turned down an application to extend an opencast mine because the risks to health outweighed the economic loss to the community, Wales on Sunday reported (p5).

More than 100 jobs could be lost at the Nant Helen mine at Ystradgynlais as a result and operators Celtic Energy are considering an appeal.
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