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The Coal Authority

The Coal Authority makes a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.

Coal Authority is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Charlotte Adams - Principal Manager – Mine Water Heat
Charlotte is the Principal Manager for Mine Water Heat at The Coal Authority.

She is a geologist/hydrogeologist by training and gained her PhD from Newcastle University in 1999. This focused on treating the polluted discharges flowing from historically abandoned lead-zinc mines in the North Pennines. Latterly she worked on coal mines designing low cost ways to treat mine water when it re
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