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UK govt gives nod to new coal mine, enraging climate groups

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LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Britain on Thursday effectively approved a new deep coal mine in northwest England, opting to leave the decision to the local authority which has already given the provisional green light. The decision to allow the country’s first new deep coal mine in decades came after a long-running campaign against the project by environmental groups, which accused the government of undermining its climate pledges. The project, whose developer is Australian-owned West […]