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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