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9,000 green jobs to be created in Cumbria 2036

9,000 green jobs to be created in Cumbria 2036: In the next 15 years in Cumbria Green industries and investments could create 9,000 jobs. It has been estimated from a new report by the local organisation Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS) that almost 4,500 new green roles could be based in West Cumbria. This green…
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25% of Brits live above unused mines with low carbon heat

25% of Brits live above unused mines with low carbon heat: Nearly a quarter of the UK’s population lives above unused coal mines that have the potential to warm homes & public buildings using low carbon heating. This was reported by the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the Coal Authority, they say mines are warmed…
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First English coal mine in 30 years gets planning approval

First English coal mine in 30 years gets planning approval: West Cumbria Mining (WCM) has been granted planning approval by Cumbria County Council to develop the first coal mine in England for 30 years. Consisting of a new underground coal mine the Cumbrian Metallurgical Coal Project is located on a brownfield site in the South…
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