Minerals Plan: Key Issues & Options

Comment Information

Comment Information
Document Section Derby & Derbyshire Minerals Core Strategy: Key Issues & Options Part One: Background Information Chapter 4: A Portrait of Minerals in Derbyshire the Mineral Resources in Derbyshire section [List all comments on this document part]
Comment ID /3997185/4
Respondent Tom French - Derbyshire County… [List all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 18 Aug 2010
Mineral resources in Derbyshire - Suggest that caution is used in paragraph 4.5 in suggesting that there is an 'abundance of deposits elsewhere' particularly in relation to peat. Even if this is the case - is exploitation of this resource desirable, sustainable or practicable (given the protection applied to many such areas both nationally and internationally)?