Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Questionnaire


List of answers to the specified question
Rachael Bust - Coal Authority Given the current existence of new coal technologies in the plan area and the likely
presence of future proposals The Coal Authority considers that a policy should be included to
address this type of development. The suggestion put forward that the criteria could be based
upon those similar to conventional oil and gas would appear to be a sensible starting point.
02 Aug 2010 14:43
Alan Morey - Chesterfield Borough Council Yes policies should be formulated that helps guide decisions about this type of extraction. As MPS 1 states (Annex 4), methane - in its raw form - is a much more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide and this is good reason to use it for electricity generation. MPS1 thus advises MPAs to encourage capture and use by including appropriate policies in their development documents. 02 Aug 2010 14:29
Stephen Woods - Cemex New coal exploration technologies should not be dismissed and if necessary a policy devised giving clear guidance and direction. No policy should hinder new technologies 02 Aug 2010 13:32
Andrew Threlfall Over time this may become more viable and so needs to be considered 21 Jun 2010 12:54
Nigel Weedon - Longcliffe Quarries Limited Confidential 14 Jun 2010 16:41
Phil Jones Although generally we should be moving away from fossil fuel sources of energy so the criteria should be strict. 16 May 2010 23:04