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Information for Dovesdale Farm, Carlisle Road, Stonehouse, Larkhall

Status: Potential
Planning Region: Scotland
Planning Sub-Region: South Lanarkshire
Operator: Scotgen
Capacity: 80,000 - 160,000
Campaign Group(s): Action Group Against Dovesdale Incinerator (AGADI) and Green Alternatives to Incineration in Scotland (GAINS)
Notes: Permit application withdrawn in September 2012 [Source, Source]. Application submitted July 2010 and approved February 2011 [Source]. Gasification-type incinerator. "...predominantly [for] industrial and commercial wastes although municipal solid wastes and a limited range of hazardous waste material may be accepted..." [Source]. Future of this project thrown into doubt by August 2013 report that Scotgen "is on the brink of bankruptcy and closure" [Source]. Following Scottgen's bankruptcy, it was reported in December 2016 that: "The Dovesdale Action Group...has reformed after hearing that a new application is expected early next year" - South Lanarkshire Council confirmed in December 2016 that the landowner had informed the local authority that they were "considering” a development on the site, but no planning application had yet been submitted and Viridor denied involvement [Source]. (Entry updated 2017-12-20)