We understand that Provectus Remediation Ltd submitted their application to the Mineral Planning Authority (Derbyshire County Council) on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Their application is still going through the validation process and is not yet available on the DCC Planning website.
However judging by recent ploughing activity in the fields it would appear that the farmers anticipate at least getting another years crop off the land before anything happens.
It appears that the last of the Geophysical site surveys was carried out today (Thursday 13 February 2014) by Phase Site Investigations in the northern most field of the Hilltop site. Continue reading Surveys completed?
Provectus Remediation Ltd issued yet another statement on 15 January 2014 giving yet more excuses for delaying the submission of their planning application for the Hilltop Opencast Mining scheme. Continue reading Further delays!
Provectus quietly slipped the following statement onto their website on 1 October 2013: Continue reading Provectus to submit planning application – but not quite yet
Just to reassure everyone, Hilltop Action Group has not gone away. The committee is still holding regular meetings, planning our strategy and researching probable objections. However, until Provectus make a move and submit a planning application there is little we can do. Continue reading And still we wait…