Vanda Inman

SBC Town Hall Potash Presentation

SBC Town Hall Potash Presentation

POTASH UPDATE – PRESENTATION  BY SIRIUS MIENRALS  AT SCARBOROUGH TOWN HALL , 18th June 2012 9.15 am Tom Fox welcomed Chris Fraser, Graham Clarke and Gareth Edmunds to the Town Hall and thanked them for the opportunity to allow members of the public to ask questions. The presentation started promptly at 9.15 am with Chris […]

The Socio-Economic Impacts of the York Potash Project

The Socio-Economic Impacts of the York Potash Project

The Socio-Economic Impacts of the York Potash Project –  a report by Vanda Inman outlining further data relevant to the forthcoming planning decision on the York Potash Project. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From the ERS Report (Final)  April 2013 http://www.ers.org.uk http://planning.northyorkmoors.org.uk/MVM.DMS/Planning%20Application/809000/809564/NYM20130062-MEIA%20Socio%20Economic%20Report%20Additional-Amended%20Details.pdf “York Potash is estimated to a create up to 6,089 jobs during construction and production and annual […]

Whitby Potash project thrown into chaos!

Whitby Potash project thrown into chaos!

Potash project thrown into chaos! an update by Vanda Inman on new information that casts a long shadow over the prospects for York Potash Ltd and their bid to establish a polyhalite mine in the North York National Park. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “That’s not just a miscalculation, it’s a massive error” Chris France (Chief Planning Officer at […]

Potash Planning: “Crank it Up!”

Potash Planning: “Crank it Up!”

Potash Planning: “Crank it Up!” a short bulletin by Vanda Inman. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ An update on one of the three main outstanding ‘issues’, that of hydrology, has been submitted in response to the Potash ‘Project’. “The Environment Agency OBJECT to the planning application submitted on the basis that inadequate information has been provided … in relation […]

York Potash, Sirius Mineral, A Fair And Balanced Article

York Potash, Sirius Mineral, A Fair And Balanced Article

“Creating a large scale, low cost, long life mine with a sustainable footprint” Further Reading : http://siriusminerals.com/projects/york-potash/ http://siriusminerals.com/about-us/sustainable-development/ In most of its literature, Sirius Minerals talks about about the financial benefits of its North Yorkshire Potash Project. Little is said about the location of the Mine being in a National Park and what that National […]

NYMNPA Potash Public Meeting – Helmsley [Part 2]

NYMNPA Potash Public Meeting – Helmsley [Part 2]

NYMNPA/POTASH Public Meeting – Helmsley, 19th March [Part 2] – Part 2 of Vanda Inman’s full report on the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Authority Public Consultation Meeting regarding the York Potash proposals, held at 6:30pm on Tuesday 19th March 2013. [Part 1 available here]. PART  II: The Q’s & A’s Q1  – Regarding the […]

NYMNPA Potash Public Meeting – Helmsley [Part 1]

NYMNPA Potash Public Meeting – Helmsley [Part 1]

NYMNPA Potash Public Meeting – Helmsley [Part 1] – the first installment of a 2-Part report on the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Authority Public Consultation Meeting regarding the York Potash proposals, held at 6:30pm on Tuesday 19th March 2013, as reported by Vandal Inman. [Part 2 tomorrow]. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It is not often that the […]

Potash Mining In The National Park – “Small Town Politics”

Potash Mining In The National Park – “Small Town Politics”

An oblique view of current York Potash developments – by Vanda Inman “We may have some trouble with Ted Hawbaker…” The Bismarck Tribune newspaper (North Dakota) reported that a company that had been exploring the potential for potash mining in North Dakota was abandoning the project.  Don Dickie, a senior geologist for Dakota Salts’ parent […]

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