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Information for Drumgray Energy Recovery Centre, Greengairs Waste Management Complex

Status: Potential
Planning Region: Scotland
Planning Sub-Region: North Lanarkshire
Operator: FCC
Capacity: 300,000
Campaign Group(s): Friends of the Earth Scotland
Notes: Intended to treat waste from households and businesses. Public exhibitions were held in June 2019 [Source]. According to the FCC website planning and permitting applications have yet to be submitted as of 12th August 2020 [Source]. (Entry updated 2020-08-12)

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