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Margam opencast site not used since 2008

A mining firm should accept moral responsibility for restoring two opencast sites, say politicians following the collapse of a fraud case.

Celtic Energy transferred ownership of mines at Margam, near Port Talbot, and East Pit in Amman Valley to a firm in the Caribbean.

The Serious Fraud Office had accused six people, including two former directors of the firm, of trying to avoid paying the restoration costs.

But a judge threw out the case.

Here is footage of the opencast site at Margam, which has not been in operation since 2008 and has filled with water.

  • 17 Dec 2014
  • From the section Wales
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