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Thursday, 4 September 2008

New hope in battle to stop quarry on coast

Campaigners battling to save Portland's coastal strip from quarrying have been given fresh hope by a new report.

A newly-published Dorset County Council document questions the legality of quarrying at the southern tip of the island and recommends that councillors modify existing planning permission for the work.

Permission in 1951 to quarry the land has been called into question in relation to the Habitats Regulations 1994 Act.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 4th September 2008

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