Campaigning News

York Potash - Views from our stakeholders on proposals for the world's largest potash mine

The National Trust and the Campaign to Protect Rural England have written about their perspectives on the current state of play on the York Potash mine.

Tell the Government to protect National Parks from fracking

Earlier this year, it looked as though National Parks would be safe from fracking when the Government promised to ban drilling for shale gas or oil in or under protected areas.

Campaign for National Parks welcomes latest developments to reduce the visual impact of overhead lines in National Parks

National Grid has today (Sept 15) announced that four locations in England and Wales are to be prioritised for detailed technical work as part of the latest stage of a £500m project to reduce the visual impact of electricity pylons in protected landscapes.

 

STOP THE CUTS: Campaign for National Parks and 38 Degrees join forces to set up ten English National Parks walks to highlight the effects of the Government cuts on National Park services

National Parks will welcome hundreds of people this weekend as part of a unique partnership between the Campaign for National Parks and pressure group 38 Degrees to highlight our Stop the Cuts campaign.

Deep disappointment as Government declines to call in world's largest potash mine

The Government has indicated today that it will not call in the York Potash polyhalite mine application in the North York Moors.

 

 

 

Draconian Government cuts threaten the fabric of our English National Parks

Cuts of up to 40% in real terms to National Park Authority Government funding in England have led to more than 225 job losses over the past five years and huge impacts on the services they are able to provide.

Media Statement on the result of the North York Moors National Park Authority Special Planning Meeting to discuss York Potash application

Following the North York Moors National Park Authority decision today to approve the York Potash application, Ruth Bradshaw, Policy and Research Manager at the Campaign for National Parks said:

"Say No" to world's largest potash mine - 29 environment and amenity groups urge members of the North York Moors National Park Authority

Twenty nine environment and amenity organisations have today (24 June) joined forces to send a letter to North York Moors National Park Authority members urging them to reject proposals for the world's largest potash mine next week.

Media statement in response to publication of North York Moors National Park Authority's officers' report on York Potash application

The Campaign for National Parks is disappointed with the confirmation today that officers of the North York Moors National Park (NYMNPA) have failed to recommend that a planning application for the world's largest potash mine be refused.

Former Peak District National Park Authority chief executive warns that further cuts to National Park Authority funding could be disastrous

Further cuts to the Government grant to National Parks could have devastating consequences, according to former Peak District National Park Authority chief executive Jim Dixon.

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