deep-mined


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of coal, as contrasted with coal obtained from a strip mine

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But the MPs questioned the logic behind the current moratorium on granting planning consents for gas-fuelled power stations, announced late last year, and intended to protect the deep-mined industry until the Government completes its energy review.
On deep-mined coal, the committee said that maintaining diversity in energy supply and an indigenous source of power meant there was a "sustainable case" for developing a policy which would safeguard at least part of the industry.
Can sodium minerals be deep-mined using conventional solution mining methods?