Archive centreWhitehaven
ReferenceYDB 45
TitleUnited Kingdom Nirex Limited
DescriptionReports presented to the public inquiry into the Rock Characterisation Facility, Gosforth, 1992-1995
Access conditionsDeposit
ContextReports and transcripts of proceedings of a five month local planning appeal into Cumbria County Council's rejection of proposals (announced by Nirex in October 1992) to build a Rock Characterisation Facility (RCF) at Longlands Farm, Gosforth, Cumbria. The public inquiry was held over 66 days from September 1995 to February 1996. Opponents included the Irish Government, Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace. The Secretary of State for the Environment rejected Nirex's case.
ArrangementThe papers comprise: core documents (YDB 45/1/), government documents (YDB 45/2/), transcripts (YDB 45/3/), Proofs of Evidence (YDB 45/4/), and site visit documentation (YDB 45/5/).
Catalogue levelFonds
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