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The Town and Country Planning (Notification) (Coal and Petroleum) (Wales) Direction 2018

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The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs has announced a new Notification Direction relating to the development of coal and petroleum.
From 5 December 2018 planning applications for the development of coal and petroleum must be referred to the Welsh Ministers, where local planning authorities are minded to approve them. Previous Notification Directions relating to Unconventional Oil and Gas and underground coal gasification are hereby cancelled.