Clydesdale Greens have welcomed Scottish Government's decision to turn down an application to extend Hyndford Quarry in Lanark into the buffer zone of the New Lanark World Heritage site.
Clydesdale Green activist Janet Moxley said "The western extension to Hyndford Quarry would be hugely damaging to the New Lanark site and destroy a beautiful area of landscaped park land. Scottish Government has made the right decision on this application, and we applaud the efforts of Prof Mark Stephens and the Save our Landscapes group to protect this area.
Greens are condemning news that developers Paterson of Greenoakhill are intending to appeal the Scottish Government Reporter's decision to the Court of Session that a quarry Overburns Farm, L
Lanarkshire Greens are disappointed that quarry operator Patersons of Greenoakhill have lodged an appeal against refusal planning consent for a sand and gravel quarry on the Clyde flood plain at Overburns Farm, Lamington.
Janet will ensure that planners take heed of local views and knowledge.
Greens in Clydesdale East welcome the decision by the Planning Committee (27/3/12) to reject the revised application for a sand and gravel quarry at Overburns Farm, Lamington.
A report commissioned by the Clyde River Action Group (CRAG) finds that there is no proven need for the sand and gravel which would be extracted from the proposed quarry at Overburns Farm, Clydesdale.