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Hunterston - beauty or the beast

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9 Nov 2011: North Ayrshire councillors unanimously reject the planning application.

Iain McMillan (CBI Scotland Director) criticises North Ayrshire people for our "Nimby" attitude - Not In My Back Yard.
Iain McMillan lives in Glasgow and would also like to see water privatised.

Hunterston coal-fired power station - to be or not to be.

Coal power plan for nuclear site (BBC news 20 November 2008)

Photographs here are copyrighted and reproduced "fair use". If owners contact us, these can be removed immediately.
We will be contacting owners to ask for permission for photographs and links. Please forgive our impudence meanwhile.

Peel Energy and Ayrshire Power official websites:
Peel Energy: Ayrshire power station and Peel and DONG energy: Bringing power and opportunity to North Ayrshire

No artistic impression of Hunterston coal-fueled power station available to us,
but if you have Flash player, you can get an idea of what it's like: click here.

 coal power station
Mr Miliband is expected to give the go-ahead for at least one new carbon-capture coal plant (Photo: GETTY )

Coal-burning power stations to get Government approval (, 21 April 2009)

 Fiddlers Ferry at sunset
Fiddlers Ferry coal-fired power station near Liverpool. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Coal stations will be 'lightning rod' for global dissent, warns watchdog's head (Guardian, 13 August 2009 )

 hunterston nuclear
Photo by Sunday Herald

Unmasked: the billionaire tax-exile behind Hunterston coal plan (Sunday Herald, 18 October 2009)

Power plans up in smoke? (HeraldScotland 15 Nov 2009)

 Clydeport by night
Photo by Rob Edwards

Rob Edwards is Environment Editor for Herald Scotland (The Herald, Sunday Herald).

Help oppose the proposed Hunterston coal-fired power station (RSPB)

ISSUE 1 of Ayrshire Powergrab newsletter

Hunterston and Longannet - NO to new coal sign online petition.

Up to date news from the Largs and Millport Weekly News section on Hunterston.

Prototype website launched 20th November 2009 and a work in progress, in limited spare time.
Current activity: collecting material and displaying unformatted. Decision: impartial - or campaign?
Next activities: get permissions, format material, plan more stuff & get given articles and photos!

Editor/author's note: I am against a coal power station but may try to represent for and against.

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