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Decision on New North Yorkshire Potash Mine Due Before Christmas

Moors

9:42am 20th February 2014

Plans for a new potash mine on the North York Moors will be discussed later.

York Potash pulled it's application last month after taking legal advice, now it's working on a new, more detailed proposal.

Chris France from the North York Moors planning authority is hoping for a final decision before Christmas.

 
Green campaigners say the plans to dig potash, which is a salt used in fertiliser, would damage the beauty of the moors.

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