Surfers Oppose Cornwall Mining Plans

Crashing waves at Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall. Gull Rock in the background. Photo source: ©© Heliosphere


Surfers are leading a campaign against plans to “dredge” millions of tonnes of sand from the seabed off Cornwall amid fears that it could wreck the shape and power of the coast’s waves.

A minerals company is planning a 10-year project to recover tin washed out of old mine workings and now settled in sediment some 20 metres below the sea surface…

Read Full Article, Guardian, UK

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