Controversial waste plant approved


Controversial plans for a waste plant in South Lanarkshire have been given the go-ahead.

Councillors have voted to give planning permission to the proposal from Scotgen, which says it will produce green electricity by burning waste.

Objectors had argued that the scheme will blight the area.

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