The Committee's major inquiry into Energy in Wales was published on 20 July 2006 (HC 867-I 2005-06) did not cover open cast mining. However there was a proviso that qshould open cast mining in Wales be extended further, an in-depth assessment of the environmental impact of that process would be worthwhileq. Following representations by the Opnecast Coal Committee of Wales and groups opposed to such developments the Committee decided to undertake this follow-up inquiry. It also took evidence on the development of sustainable technologies and measures to encourage microgeneration.Once the application is submitted then those people are statutory consultees and they are involved in the planning process, and ... The reason why you have to do those is you have to do ecological surveys that cover all the seasons and can be shown to be truly representative. ... The National Assembly appealed that decision, that was heard in the Court of Appeal in October of last year, and in Novemberanbsp;...
|Title||:||Energy in Wales|
|Author||:||Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Welsh Affairs Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2007-12-17|