Reports & Resources


LAON briefing: Main companies involved in opencast/surface mining in the UK June 2015

LAON briefing: The real cost of coal providing the UK with energy security is £469m … and rising

LAON consultation submission: Communities and Local Government Committee: Inquiry into the operation of the National Planning Policy Framework May 2014

LAON evidence: Objections to the Bradley Surface Mine application.

East Ayrshire Council: Report of independent review of regulation of opencast coal operations in East Ayrshire January 2014

Welsh Government: Research into the failure to restore
opencast coal sites in south Wales April 2014