Coal companies trying to revive 'zombie' open cast mines in Wales

Shrubsole, Guy
http://www.theecologist.org/campaigning/2987246/coal_companies_trying_to_revive_zombie_open_cast_mines_in_wales.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  24/02/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18974

A tangle of undercapitalised companies are coming forward to cash in on old deep coal mines in Wales - by digging them all out from above from huge open cast pits. But local communities, alarmed at the noise, pollution and destruction of landscape, increasingly see coal as an industry that's best consigned to the scrapheap.

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