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Controversial application for a new Cumbria coal mine

Controversial application for a new Cumbria coal mine: A letter has been sent from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to Cumbria County Council to ‘call in’ a controversial application for a new coal mine in Cumbria. Since the orginal decision the secretary of state has decided to call the application in because…
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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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CCC advises government to rethink Cumbrian coal mine

CCC advises government to rethink Cumbrian coal mine: The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has advised the government to reevaluate planning permission given for a Cumbrian coal mine. The Cumbrian Metallurgical Coal project involves a new underground coal mine situated on a brownfield site in Whitehaven, west Cumbria. The plan is expected to convert about 2.7…
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Ofgem present £9m to hydrogen research facility

Ofgem present £9m to hydrogen research facility: Ofgem has reported giving £9.07 million for a ‘first of its kind’ offline hydrogen research facility. The facility at Spadeadam, Cumbria plans to investigate how transmission resources could be used to transport hydrogen in the future in order to heat homes and supply green energy to industry. National…
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Recent nuclear storage solution may save UK £2bn

Recent nuclear storage solution may save UK £2bn : A Cumbrian joint effort has manufactured what is believed to be a world-first nuclear storage solution and is expected to help the UK save about £2 billion in decommissioning costs. Workington’s West Cumberland Engineering, Bendalls Engineering from Carlisle & TEAM Industrial Services having bases in Kendal…
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£30m Sellafield contract won by Cumbrian Firm

£30m Sellafield contract won by Cumbrian Firm: A West Cumbria company has been awarded a contract worth £30 million from Sellafield Ltd to manufacture nuclear waste containers. 50-tonne lead-lined containers will be provided by TSP Engineering designed to enable the transfer of nuclear waste on the Sellafield site, from the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo to…
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