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Butterwell mine is a new open cut coal mine near Morpeth in Northumberland. The mine is owned and operated by UK Coal.
The planning permission for the mine is for a total of 1 million tonnes of coal to be extracted over 41 months. Planning permission nwas granted in May 2011.
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- UK Coal, "UK Coal Plc: Interim Report 2012", August 2012, page 6.
- UK Coal, "Butterwell: Using rail to transport coal to market", UK Coal website, accessed October 2012.
- Northumberland County Council, "Butterwell Opencast coal site", Northumberland County Council website, accessed October 2012.