Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

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Document Section 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 maintain an adequate supply of industrial limestone? how we maintain an adequate supply of industrial limestone [List all comments on this document part]
Comment ID /3753985/2
Respondent Phil Jones [List all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 16 May 2010
If this refractory stone is of such strategic importance to the Uk then it should not be exported but kept as a strategic reserve. All new permissions should be granted on the basis of domestic need only i.e. no increases in the extent of quarrying to meet export demand.