Green light for potash in the park

Planning permission for a polyhalite mine in North Yorkshire Moors National Park heralds an important new development. Jonathan Standen examines plans to protect natural amenities while boosting a local economy affected by major job losses

by Jonathan Standen
The mine will be located within North Yorkshire Moors National Park and connected to Redcar. Photograph: Richard Semik/123RF
The mine will be located within North Yorkshire Moors National Park and connected to Redcar. Photograph: Richard Semik/123RF

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