Legal case clarifies rights for mineral owners

The right to win and work minerals entitles the owner of minerals to plant trees on the surface as a way to win planning permission to extract minerals from beneath a farm, writes John Dutson

by John Dutson
Farmland with minrals under the surface came under scrutiny in court over extraction rights. Photo: Flickr/Velodenz
Farmland with minrals under the surface came under scrutiny in court over extraction rights. Photo: Flickr/Velodenz

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