WRITTEN STATEMENTS OF OPINION
TABLED ON 01/02/16
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OPIN-2016-0376 Open Cast Mine Restoration
Open Cast Mine Restoration
Calls for a moratorium on open cast mining, and for a fixed 500m 'buffer zone' around all open cast mining sites until a full moratorium can be introduced; and
Calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that all existing commitments for restoration of open cast mining sites as a condition of planning permission are carried out.