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Surface coal mine restoration: final report to opencast coal task force

Published: 17 Nov 2015
Part of:
Energy, Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9781785448355

Final report on regulation by Scottish Opencast Coal Task Force's compliance and finance subgroups.

113 page PDF

2.7MB

113 page PDF

2.7MB

Contents
Surface coal mine restoration: final report to opencast coal task force
Footnotes

113 page PDF

2.7MB

Footnotes

1. https://www.ourskillsforce.co.uk/skills-planning-hr-support/pace/

2. Finance sub-group minutes 30 July 2014

3. For example the future of Longannet coal fired power station

4. http://apps.sepa.org.uk/compliance/

5. http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=1440

6. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00455948.pdf

7. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0044/00444959.pdf

8. See paragraphs 2.8-2.10 of Circular 3/2013 /publications/planning-series-circular-3-2013-development-management-procedures//4

9. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/2920/pdfs/uksi_20122920_en.pdf

10. http://apps.sepa.org.uk/compliance/

11. http://www.snh.org.uk/pdfs/publications/commissioned_reports/591.pdf

12. https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coalfield-plans-for-local-planning-authority-areas

13. The extent to which a modification to a MPP requires to be approved by a planning authority through full statutory procedures in circumstances where modification causes an application to be made under section 42 of the 1997 Act to develop land without compliance with conditions previously attached is relevant to proportionate planning discussed in paragraph 21 of this report and to Recommendation 19 (inspection reports).

14. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0044/00448461.pdf

15. http://www.gov.scot/publications/2009/12/17093151/1

16. See also 'LEGAL AGREEMENTS - Finance' section of this report

17. The Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland www.solarscotland.org.uk/

18. https://hopscotland.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/hops-6-7-15-position-statement-on-bonds-with-appendices2.pdf

19. The Management of Extractive Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2010, Regulation 14.

20. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2010/60/regulation/14/made

21. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Business-Industry/support/better-regulation/BetterRegulationBillConsultation/PrimaryAuthorityConsultation

22. http://www.gov.scot/resource/0039/00390612.pdf
2014 Annual Report http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0044/00448461.pdf

23. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Built-Environment/planning/Development-Management/Processing-Agreements

24. http://wales.gov.uk/topics/planning/planningresearch/publishedresearch/failure-to-restore-opencast-coal-sites-in-south-wales/?lang=en see page 6.

25. Minutes of compliance sub-group 27 August 2014 appended to this report.

26. http://www.ukmineralsforum.org.uk/

27. http://apps.sepa.org.uk/compliance/

28. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Built-Environment/AandP/Projects/SSCI/Mainstreaming

29. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/12/9659

30. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0046/00464887.pdf until 10 February 2015.

31. http://www.smrtrust.org/contact-us/media/mrl-begins-restoration-engagement.aspx

32. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2010/60/regulation/14/made

33. http://docs.east-ayrshire.gov.uk/crpadmmin/2012%20agendas/cabinet/21%20may%202014/Decommissioning,%20restoration,%20aftercare%20and%20mitigation%20financial%20guarantees.pdf

34. This information was provided in answers to written parliamentary questions in August 2014. http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx

35. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/12/7688


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