Broughton Moor does not want opencast mining, parish council chairman

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    Time & Star, 2nd October 2009. "THE VILLAGE of Broughton Moor has already suffered 40 years of opencast mining and does not need any more, says its parish council chairman. Cath Ferguson was responding to controversial comments made by Allerdale council’s outgoing director of strategic resources, Nick Fardon. Mr Fardon said he believed, and experts thought, that opencast mining was the only viable option for the former RNAD armaments depot at Broughton Moor. Keir Group, which owns the mining rights to the 1,050 acre brownfield site, owned by Allerdale and the county council, said....."
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