P-04-575 Call in All Opencast Mining Planning Applications


Petition Wording

We call upon the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to call in all opencast mining planning applications over 10 years duration or over 350 hectares in size because the implications of these developments are far reaching and long standing with effects beyond the immediate locality.


Petition raised by: United Valleys Action Group


Date Petition first considered by Committee: 15 July 2014


Number of signatures:130 – An associated petition relating to a specific planning application collected in excess of 6500 signatures