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Community claims victory over waste plant plans

Campaigners who have thrown out plans for a controversial waste transfer station in Portobello, Edinburgh, have said it is a victory for community power.Waste company Viridor wanted to build the facility to move waste from lorries onto trains before being transferred to a landfill site in Dunbar.The campaign group Portobello Opposes New Garbage Site (PONGS) voiced their concerns over potential problems such as traffic, noise, disturbance, light pollution and ...

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