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Reposted from Coal Action Scotland: The on-going battle over open cast coal in the Douglas Valley has had a shocking development, with South Lanarkshire Council issuing each member of the Douglas and Glespin Community Council with legal notices that proceedings against them are to begin at Lanark Sheriff Court over alleged libel claims. This move […]

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Recent developments at the Huntington Lane protest site in Shropshire suggest that UK Coal are gearing up to evict the site. The camp has issued the call out below and encourages anyone who can to support the camp: It’s approaching six months since camp was set up at Huntington Lane open cast coal mine site […]

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Press release from the Minorca Opencast Protest Group (MOPG): The Minorca Opencast Protest Group is today launching a Public Appeal for people to object to UK coal’s plans for an Opencast Mine on the Minorca site as our PR 73 ” A Public Appeal for help to stop a new Opencast Mine Application from succeeding […]

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The MP for North West Leicestershire will bring a private members bill to Westminster Parliament which will see a statutory half kilometre buffer zone between open cast mines and peoples homes. Tory MP Andrew Bridgen has thrown his weight behind the Minorca Opencast Protest Group’s campaign to stop UK Coal from extracting 1.5 million tonnes […]

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On the 12th March a new site was set up near Telford, Shropshire, opposing one of UK Coal’s latest mines. The 900,000 tonnes of coal due to be excavated will have devastating effects on one of the most valuable areas of ancient woodland in the borough. The 230 acre site due to be excavated eats […]

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On 26th April freight trains filled with coal dug from the Ffos-y-Fran open cast coal mine were stopped in their tracks by a determined group of campaigners. Here’s their action report: A group of individuals who met through the Rising Tide network and were inspired to take direct action against the route causes of climate […]

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How many websites does eon have?
December 21, 2008

Now eon may be unpopular. But this is starting to get ridiculous. If we look just at websites specifically targeting eon and KIngsnorth coal plant then we have: No New Coal–A website dedicated to Kingsnorth and full of a broad range of content from the likes of James Hansen to Stop Climate Chaos and the […]

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The Caravan is Back
December 18, 2008

For the Camp for Climate Action a climate caravan was sent into action brining fun and education with it. Now, modified for broader appeal it is back as the Coal Caravan. Details on the last meeting about this can be found here: meeting16dec08. The fabulous climate caravan lives on.  This time we will be the […]