Coal still has a lot to offer

Don't believe all the horror stories about the plight of UK coal, we still need it to keep the country powered, and it makes no sense to rely on imports when the industry contributes so much to local economies, writes Jim Donnelly.

by Jim Donnelly
Mines such as Shotton are big employers and support the local economy. Photograph: Banks Mining
Mines such as Shotton are big employers and support the local economy. Photograph: Banks Mining

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