A landmark decision is still pending during National Parks week on whether a potash mine can be built on the North Yorks Moors, just outside Whitby.
The ruling will have major implications for other national parks in the UK.
Opponents of the plans say all national parks should remain untouched.
However, supporters of the proposed mine say it would bring much-needed jobs and huge economic benefits.
Rachel Bullock has been looking at the reaction in North Yorkshire - watch her full report below.
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