Coal Authority (UK)

From Global Energy Monitor

The Coal Authority is a UK government agency which was established in 1994 with responsibility for the licensing of coal mining operations in Britain, handle environmental impacts such as subsidence claims and wastewater discharges from disused mines. It also provides the public with information on coal mining operations.[1]

Contact Details

The Coal Authority
200 Lichfield Lane
NG18 4RG
Main Switchboard: 01623 637 000

Articles and Resources


  1. Coal Authority, "About Us", Coal Authority website, accessed June 2008.

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