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Controversial potash mine plans

Controversial plans have been submitted for a potash mine in the North York Moors national park near Whitby. Developers say it will create thousands of jobs, but conservationists claim it will be a blot on one of Yorkshire's finest landscapes.

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Locals criticise plans for potash mine in North York Moors

Plans for a potash mine four miles south of Whitby have been submitted to the National Park authority in the North York Moors.

The company behind it says it will invest a billion pounds into the mine creating thousands of jobs in the Sneaton area. But many who live in the area say they're worried it could spoil the area.

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