Futures Forum: Quarrying in East Devon > Straitgate approved for inclusion in Devon's mineral's plan
There is considerable opposition to the plans:
Futures Forum: What motivates nimbyism towards the mining industry?
But there is considerable opposition to mining anyway:
Futures Forum: The impacts of the mining industries
Can this be done 'sustainably' - here in East Devon?
Futures Forum: Quarrying in East Devon: can it be done 'sustainably'?
The developer would say it can:
Futures Forum: Holcim/Aggregate Industries: the costs and benefits
The Straitgate campaign group say it cannot - and have posted a very sharp piece on the prospective developer.
Much of their arguments are around the impacts of the concrete industry:
Futures Forum: Climate change: and changing the old, polluting ways of the cement industry
FRIDAY, 2 DECEMBER 2016
Straitgate Action Group: "At LafargeHolcim, we want to lead in sustainability and set new standards"