Big Coal in the UK: Grab the Cash and Run

business_ethics_highlights_2The extractive industries have a lousy history when it comes to social and environmental responsibility. But the story below is as much a tale of crony capitalism as it is a story of corporate greed. >>>

Big Coal’s big scam: scar the land for profit, then let others pay to clean up

This is an account, scarcely mentioned in the national media, of the massive unfunded liabilities emerging from coalfields throughout Britain that opencast mining companies have been allowed to walk away from. ….


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