Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Elizabeth Campbell 29 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective A: Ensuring Sufficient Provision of Minerals How do we manage the potential increase in demand for coal? the Identifying Environmental Constraints section

  • Comment ID: /3957153/2
The document referes to opencast restraint areas. Whilst the document also says that it is not for DCC to suggest areas can it give any long term intentions and advise of any areas that would be ruled out completely?
Rachael Bust - Coal Authority 15 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective A: Ensuring Sufficient Provision of Minerals How do we manage the potential increase in demand for coal? the Identifying Environmental Constraints section

  • Comment ID: /3615457/6
MPG3 advises that areas where coal working is unlikely to be acceptable should be indicated in the development plan. This is not necessarily a requirement to illustrate such areas through a designation or constraint area on a plan. A criterion based policy for coal or for the wider protection of environmental and cultural assets from mineral extraction can satisfactorily address the issues. Consequently The Coal Authority considers that the definition of surface mining constraint areas are no lo