This will be one of the biggest mines of its kind in the world, and will despoil 4.5 hectares of the 100 hectares of forestry already owned by York Potash, a subsidiary of the mineral mining company Sirius.
10 whole acres. Maybe 11.
What a shockingly vicious attack on Gaia to get out 1.3 billion tonnes of potash. Enough to fertilise the world\’s crops (yes, the entire world\’s) for a decade.
0.0000034% of our green and pleasant England.
Please, wankers, just fuck off would you?