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Planning Advice Note 64: reclamation of surface mineral workings

Published: 13 Jan 2003

Planning Advice Note (PAN) 64 provides advice to help planning authorities and operators improve the reclamation of surface mineral workings.

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Planning Advice Note 64: reclamation of surface mineral workings
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PAN 64: Reclamation of Surface Mineral Workings


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