UK Open-Cast Mine Decision Faces Delays

17 October 2010 (Last Updated October 17th, 2010 18:30)

The UK's Leicestershire County Council has extended the final decision on UK Coal's proposed open-cast mine near Measham until later this year. UK Coal has proposed to dig 1.5 million tons of coal from the site, where the Minorca colliery was located. The council said it needed mo

The UK's Leicestershire County Council has extended the final decision on UK Coal's proposed open-cast mine near Measham until later this year.

UK Coal has proposed to dig 1.5 million tons of coal from the site, where the Minorca colliery was located.

The council said it needed more time to study the impact of the mine on Gilwiskaw Brook near the site.