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We’re taking action against illegal coal mining in Wales

Good Law Project is supporting Coal Action Network and the local residents they work with living in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, to end the illegal extraction of coal at the Ffos-y-Fran open-cast coal mine.

Coal Action Network

Case overview

Imagine living near an open-cast coal mine that disrupts your daily life with air and noise pollution. Imagine you are ignored, overruled, and deceived, all in the name of profit. Now imagine living with this and knowing this massive mining operation is illegal.