Towards a Minerals Local Plan for Derbyshire and Derby

Towards a Strategy for Vein Minerals

Vision and Objectives

4.1      In terms of the emerging vision of the Plan, vein minerals inter-relates with those aspects concerning Sustainable Economic Growth, Supply and Spatial Delivery, Co-operative Working, Sustainable Delivery, Climate Change and Restoration. With regard to the emerging Objectives, accommodating vein mineral extraction will need to take account of Supply Levels, the Delivery of Sustainable Economic Development, the Desire to Reduce Extraction in the Peak Park, Protection of the Environment, the Safeguarding of Reserves, Protection of Communities, Climate Change, Restoration Post-extraction and Maximising the use of Existing Infrastructure.