Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Mark North - Mineral Products… 10 Aug 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective F: Safeguarding minerals the Prior Extraction section

  • Comment ID: /3979457/13
Existing MLP Policy MP17 is inadequate because it merely says that proposals for development which would sterilise minerals will be resisted. That does not constitute an effective means of safeguarding those resources. There should be a presumption against competing development, conveyed by policies in the Development Plan, which will only allow permission to be granted in exceptional circumstances as defined by those policies. The BGS/CLG Guide to Minerals Safeguarding (2007) should be used as
Andy Tickle - Friends of the P… 28 Jul 2010

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part Two: Vision, Objectives, Issues & Options Chapter 7: Major Issues & Options Objective F: Safeguarding minerals the Prior Extraction section

  • Comment ID: /3755649/16
Safeguarding, for needed minerals, is a sensible approach, provided surface development is not used as an excuse for otherwise unacceptable or unnecessary mineral extraction.