United Kingdom: Scottish gold mine in doubt

Guardian: Plans to mine more than £110m worth of gold in the Scottish Highlands have hit a serious setback after planners at Loch Lomond national park today said the application should be refused. With gold prices soaring, the mining company Scotgold wants to dig out 700kg of gold and 17 tonnes of silver a year over the next decade from an unworked mine called Cononish, which sits near Tyndrum, just inside the north-eastern boundary of the national park. The proposal has been ......

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