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Information for Levenseat ACT, Levenseat Waste Management Site, By Forth, Lanark

Status: Existing
Planning Region: Scotland
Planning Sub-Region: South Lanarkshire
Operator: Levenseat Ltd
Capacity: 180,000
Campaign Group(s): Green Alternatives to Incineration in Scotland (GAINS)
Notes: Gasification-type incinerator granted planning permission by West Lothian Council in June 2013 (ref. LIVE/0424/FUL/13), with original consent granted in December 2010 (ref. 0528/FUL/10). Permit application submitted in December 2014 for a "fluidised bed close-coupled gasification plant" to treat RDF, a variation on the previous permit granted in July 2009 that seemingly proposed to use the same technology that failed in Dargaval (Source) [See public register for permit PPC/A/1150156]. Received £28m of funding from the GIB in March 2015 [Source]. (Entry updated 2020-03-25)

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