Whitehaven coal mine: a Friends of the Earth briefing

  Published:  11 Nov 2021
West Cumbria Mining Ltd (WCM) want to build a new coal mine just south of Whitehaven. It would be the UK’s first new deep coal mine for 30 years and produce millions of tonnes of coal at a time when scientists have just delivered the starkest warning yet about the climate crisis.

Whether you're a group or an individual, you can use this resource to lobby your local decision makers to reject permission for the new coal mine and set a precedent for future fossil fuel developments.